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Study: Peer Review Predicts Success
Ruth Williams | Apr 23, 2015
Scientists who evaluate National Institutes of Health grant applications often identify the projects that will have the biggest scientific impact, according to an analysis.
Republicans Claim Support for Science
Bob Grant | Jan 15, 2015
But at least one science advocate isn’t buying it.
Week in Review: November 10–14
Jef Akst | Nov 14, 2014
Funding for African science; microbiome studies may have contamination worries; mind-controlled gene expression; DNA record keeper
Funding Research in Africa
Paula Park | Nov 12, 2014
The ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa is drawing more money to study the virus, but what about funding for African science in general?
Dean Tantin | Nov 6, 2014
An apology for basic research
2014 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 1, 2014
This year’s data reveal notable variation in compensation for life scientists working in different fields, sectors, and regions of the world.
Week in Review: October 6–10
Jef Akst | Oct 10, 2014
Nobel Prizes awarded; transgenerational effects of mitochondrial mutations; fat-targeted gene knockdown; Ebola updates in Spain and U.S.
NIH Funds to Tackle Sex Bias in Research
Molly Sharlach | Sep 25, 2014
The awards will allow grantees to address sex differences in both preclinical and clinical studies.
US Military to Join Ebola Fight
Kerry Grens | Sep 17, 2014
President Obama plans to send thousands of military personnel to Africa to streamline infectious disease-response efforts.
Opinion: #IceBucketChallenge, Investing Well
James Heywood | Sep 10, 2014
Hundreds of thousands participated in the ALS campaign that went viral, but how are they supposed to decide where to donate?