Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  
Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  
From missing paychecks to delayed grants to canceled travel, federal research is feeling the sting.
Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  
Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  

From missing paychecks to delayed grants to canceled travel, federal research is feeling the sting.

From missing paychecks to delayed grants to canceled travel, federal research is feeling the sting.

funding, digital PCR
The Open Data Explosion
The Open Data Explosion
Viviane Callier | Jan 1, 2019
Scientists are working to maximize the benefits and minimize the costs of sharing.
Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies
Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies
Catherine Offord | Dec 28, 2018
The ongoing stalemate over the federal budget has forced one-quarter of the US government to begin a second week of closure.
Plan S: The Ambitious Initiative to End the Reign of Paywalls
Plan S: The Ambitious Initiative to End the Reign of Paywalls
Diana Kwon | Dec 19, 2018
A funder-driven push for freely accessible scholarly literature has divided the scientific community.
Canadian Government Ending Networks of Centres of Excellence Program
Canadian Government Ending Networks of Centres of Excellence Program
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 18, 2018
The funding future is uncertain for researchers studying topics including cancer, stem cells, and the Arctic.
Steep Funding Cuts for Australian Science Announced
Steep Funding Cuts for Australian Science Announced
Carolyn Wilke | Dec 18, 2018
The budget slashes research funding by $328.5 million AUD for the next four years.
Research Funders Make Secretive Overseas Investments: Report
Research Funders Make Secretive Overseas Investments: Report
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 6, 2018
An investigation by Science reveals that charities’ investments support activities opposed to their own missions, such as human health and environmental protection.
UCSF HIV Lab Planning to Close
UCSF HIV Lab Planning to Close
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 5, 2018
The facility claims to have a federal contract involving fetal tissue research canceled. HHS denies that claim.
NSF Reverses Policy Limiting Grant Proposal Submissions
NSF Reverses Policy Limiting Grant Proposal Submissions
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 19, 2018
Scientists will no longer be limited to one proposal as the lead or co-lead investigator per year.
Two Big Funders Join Open-Access Movement
Two Big Funders Join Open-Access Movement
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 6, 2018
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust agree not to cover the fees that some hybrid open-access journals charge authors to make their work freely available.