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HHS Secretary Price Resigns After Criticism of Plane Travel
HHS Secretary Price Resigns After Criticism of Plane Travel
Shawna Williams | Oct 2, 2017
Heads of CMS, FDA are among the potential replacements.
Canada Names Chief Science Advisor
Canada Names Chief Science Advisor
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 27, 2017
Scientists speculate about whether the appointment will mean more funding for research.
Majority of Top Government Science Jobs Unfilled
Majority of Top Government Science Jobs Unfilled
Catherine Offord | Aug 31, 2017
Only 12 positions out of 44 have received nominations, and half of Trump’s nominees have strong ties to the industries they would oversee, a new report shows.
Science Envoy Resigns from US State Department in Protest
Science Envoy Resigns from US State Department in Protest
Catherine Offord | Aug 23, 2017
Energy researcher Daniel Kammen criticized President Trump’s response to events in Charlottesville, as well as the administration’s decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord.
Scientists to Protest Across India
Scientists to Protest Across India
Catherine Offord | Aug 7, 2017
Inspired by April’s March for Science, Wednesday’s demonstrators will demand increased funding and a more pro-science attitude from the government.
Update: Turkish University Allegedly Censors Research Study
Update: Turkish University Allegedly Censors Research Study
Aggie Mika | Jul 25, 2017
A cardiovascular surgeon’s research was rejected for publication because it referenced evolutionary theory, Turkish outlets report, while the university at the center of the tumult claims the story is false. 
Proposed NIH Cuts Hit Bipartisan Opposition in Congress
Proposed NIH Cuts Hit Bipartisan Opposition in Congress
Diana Kwon | Apr 4, 2017
Both Democrats and Republications criticize the Trump administration’s plan to cut funding for biomedical research.
House Votes to Limit EPA Decision Making
House Votes to Limit EPA Decision Making
Jef Akst | Mar 31, 2017
The “HONEST” Act, passed by the House this week, would restrict the nature of the research that can inform new regulations at the Environmental Protection Agency. Meanwhile, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt overrules the agency’s previous recommendation on chlorpyrifos. 
Top UK Science Advisor to Control Science Funding
Top UK Science Advisor to Control Science Funding
Bob Grant | Feb 2, 2017
Immunologist Mark Walport will shift from his position as chief science advisor to the UK government to head its new science funding agency.
Oklahoma Attorney General Nominated to Lead EPA
Oklahoma Attorney General Nominated to Lead EPA
Kerry Grens | Dec 8, 2016
Scott Pruitt, who does not believe in man-made climate change, has sued the Environmental Protection Agency over policies aimed at reducing carbon emissions.