Spending Bill Boosts US Science Budgets, Unlocks Gun Research
Spending Bill Boosts US Science Budgets, Unlocks Gun Research
The legislative package for 2020 allots $25 million for gun-violence research, which has been on hold for more than two decades.
Spending Bill Boosts US Science Budgets, Unlocks Gun Research
Spending Bill Boosts US Science Budgets, Unlocks Gun Research

The legislative package for 2020 allots $25 million for gun-violence research, which has been on hold for more than two decades.

The legislative package for 2020 allots $25 million for gun-violence research, which has been on hold for more than two decades.

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Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives
Doctors Test if Rapid Chilling Can Save Trauma Patients’ Lives
Ashley Yeager | Nov 21, 2019
A clinical trial is underway to see if suspended animation, in which the body is cooled to 10–15 °Celsius, could slow patients’ decline and give doctors time to operate.
Bullets and Ballots
Bullets and Ballots
Bob Grant | Apr 30, 2018
Researching the rare, but all-too-common, disease of gun violence in America will take a concerted political effort.
Adolescent Psychiatrist Beatrix Hamburg Dies
Adolescent Psychiatrist Beatrix Hamburg Dies
Ashley Yeager | Apr 20, 2018
A champion of peer counseling and a barrier-breaker for black women, she passed away after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Mar 31, 2018
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Book Excerpt from <em>Behave</em>
Book Excerpt from Behave
Robert Sapolsky | May 31, 2017
In the book’s introduction, author and neuroendocrinologist Robert Sapolsky explains his fascination with the biology of violence and other dark parts of human behavior.
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2017
Intellectual property theft, gun violence, scientific failure, and more
President Supports Gun-Violence Research
President Supports Gun-Violence Research
Jef Akst | Jan 17, 2013
The Obama administration announces a $10 million, 23-part plan to curb gun violence in the country.
A Call for Gun-Violence Research
A Call for Gun-Violence Research
Edyta Zielinska | Jan 14, 2013
More than 100 scientists signed a letter asking government to increase research on gun violence.