UK Government to Boost R&D Spending
UK Government to Boost R&D Spending
The 2020 budget includes a 15 percent increase in public funding for research and development next year, but some scientists want more details on where the money will go.
UK Government to Boost R&D Spending
UK Government to Boost R&D Spending

The 2020 budget includes a 15 percent increase in public funding for research and development next year, but some scientists want more details on where the money will go.

The 2020 budget includes a 15 percent increase in public funding for research and development next year, but some scientists want more details on where the money will go.

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China Catches Up with the US in Science and Tech
China Catches Up with the US in Science and Tech
Catherine Offord | Jan 17, 2020
A new report from the National Science Board identifies changes in the US’s global R&D investment and output, as well as in the country’s science and engineering workforce in recent years.
Gene Therapy Finds a Fertile Home in Ohio
Gene Therapy Finds a Fertile Home in Ohio
Shawna Williams | Jan 13, 2020
The midwestern state has quietly laid the groundwork for a biotech hub.
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.
Nature Index Identifies Top Contributors to Innovation
Nature Index Identifies Top Contributors to Innovation
Catherine Offord | Aug 9, 2017
New rankings highlight institutions that have produced large numbers of articles cited in others' patents.
Was a Drop in CRISPR Firms’ Stock Warranted?
Was a Drop in CRISPR Firms’ Stock Warranted?
Claire Asher | Jun 7, 2017
A study of off-target effects that sparked fear among investors of genome-editing companies receives methodological criticisms.
Life Science Leaders Meet at White House
Life Science Leaders Meet at White House
Kerry Grens | May 8, 2017
Heads of academia and industry mingled with the vice president and the secretary of Health and Human Services at a biotech summit.
The Invention Return on NIH Investments
The Invention Return on NIH Investments
Kerry Grens | Apr 2, 2017
Around 8 percent of grants funded by the National Institutes of Health resulted in patents.
Theranos in Criminal Probe
Theranos in Criminal Probe
Kerry Grens | Apr 19, 2016
Federal officials are investigating whether the diagnostics company misled investors.
Pharma and Biotech Firms Hacked
Pharma and Biotech Firms Hacked
Kerry Grens | Dec 2, 2014
Cyberspies have broken into the e-mails of a number of publicly traded companies, most of which are in health care and pharmaceuticals.