How the Midterm Elections’ Results Affect Science
How the Midterm Elections’ Results Affect Science
The Democrats’ takeover of the House inspires hope for science-based policies, but voters struck down several ballot initiatives to counteract climate change.
How the Midterm Elections’ Results Affect Science
How the Midterm Elections’ Results Affect Science

The Democrats’ takeover of the House inspires hope for science-based policies, but voters struck down several ballot initiatives to counteract climate change.

The Democrats’ takeover of the House inspires hope for science-based policies, but voters struck down several ballot initiatives to counteract climate change.

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Federal Health Agency Revokes Contract with Fetal Tissue Supplier
Federal Health Agency Revokes Contract with Fetal Tissue Supplier
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 26, 2018
Health and Human Services plans to review all research involving human fetal tissue.
Congress Passes “Right to Try” Bill
Congress Passes “Right to Try” Bill
Jim Daley | May 23, 2018
Medical groups have criticized the legislation, which will give terminal patients access to experimental treatments, as dangerous and unnecessary.
Louise Slaughter, Scientist and Congresswoman, Dies
Louise Slaughter, Scientist and Congresswoman, Dies
Kerry Grens | Mar 19, 2018
Trained in microbiology, Slaughter championed science, women’s health, and consumer protections as a member of the US House of Representatives.
US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
Jim Daley | Mar 5, 2018
A science-oriented political action committee is supporting candidates across the country.
Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget
Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget
Shawna Williams | Jul 13, 2017
A House bill would also bar funding for research with fetal tissues.
House Panel: Defund Studies on Fetal Tissue Obtained from Abortions
House Panel: Defund Studies on Fetal Tissue Obtained from Abortions
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 9, 2017
The US House of Representatives “Select Investigative Panel” recommends that the NIH investigate fetal tissue research, and consider no longer funding certain types. 
Zika Update
Zika Update
Tracy Vence | May 13, 2016
US government contemplates public health funding; World Health Organization advises summer Olympics attendees
Congress Subpoenas Medical Organizations
Congress Subpoenas Medical Organizations
Bob Grant | Apr 5, 2016
A US House of Representatives panel has requested information from several research bodies and abortion providers as part of a sweeping investigation of fetal tissue research.