National Institutes of Health
Anheuser-Busch Won’t Fund Controversial NIH Alcohol Study
Anheuser-Busch Won’t Fund Controversial NIH Alcohol Study
Shawna Williams | Jun 11, 2018
The company’s announcement comes weeks after enrollment was suspended.
Study Finds No Race or Gender Bias in Grant Peer Review
Study Finds No Race or Gender Bias in Grant Peer Review
Shawna Williams | Jun 1, 2018
The paper’s authors say bias may nevertheless be present in other steps of the granting process.
NIH’s New Rules Governing Human Research Go Into Effect
NIH’s New Rules Governing Human Research Go Into Effect
Jim Daley | Jan 25, 2018
More than 3,500 scientists had signed an open letter to NIH Director Francis Collins opposing the rules change.
NIH Revises Funding Strategy for Young Researchers
NIH Revises Funding Strategy for Young Researchers
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 19, 2017
The agency plans to ease restrictions on grants to a narrowly defined group of early- and mid-career researchers.  
Reimagining Neuroscience’s Finest Works of Art
Reimagining Neuroscience’s Finest Works of Art
Aggie Mika | Sep 1, 2017
By recreating the work of Santiago Ramón y Cajal, art professor Dawn Hunter reveals how the master translated life to the page.
Image of the Day: Itty Bitty Cell Sucker
Image of the Day: Itty Bitty Cell Sucker
The Scientist Staff | Jul 21, 2017
With a diameter smaller than 100 nanometers, this nanopipette’s indiscernible tip is tiny enough to suck up minute contents of a single cell. 
Trump Asks Collins to Stay On at NIH
Trump Asks Collins to Stay On at NIH
Tracy Vence | Jan 20, 2017
Update: The president has extended his request from staying on as NIH director during the transition to a formal appointment.
US Postdocs Grapple with Salary Changes
US Postdocs Grapple with Salary Changes
Karen Zusi | Dec 16, 2016
Postdocs nationwide were set to have an increased minimum salary or become eligible for overtime pay until a court injunction halted new Department of Labor regulations.
Researchers Discuss Zika’s Effects on Child Development
Researchers Discuss Zika’s Effects on Child Development
Jef Akst | Sep 22, 2016
The National Institutes of Health is hosting a two-day conference on how the virus affects infants and children. The take-home message so far: microcephaly is but one of many potential problems for Zika-exposed fetuses.
NIMH Names New Director
NIMH Names New Director
Tracy Vence | Aug 3, 2016
Joshua Gordon of Columbia University Medical Center will lead the National Institute of Mental Health.