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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NIH Considering New Recommendations on Sexual Harassment Policies
NIH Considering New Recommendations on Sexual Harassment Policies
Emily Makowski | Dec 16, 2019
A working group has put forth suggestions for cracking down on misconduct, such as requiring grant applicants to disclose sexual harassment findings.
Financial Aid Recipients Breaking Funding Rules: Investigation
Financial Aid Recipients Breaking Funding Rules: Investigation
Catherine Offord | Nov 22, 2019
Many early-career clinical scientists receiving support through the NIH’s Loan Repayment Program have accepted disallowed industry funding, Science reveals.
NIH Official Resigned After Sexual Misconduct Probe
NIH Official Resigned After Sexual Misconduct Probe
Shawna Williams | Nov 6, 2019
Staff were told in August that the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s scientific director Antonello Bonci was leaving to pursue a new opportunity, with no mention of the complaints against him.
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully”
Jef Akst | Aug 12, 2019
Nearly two dozen higher education groups warn the government to be cautious when advising US research universities to keep an eye on students and faculty with ties to certain Chinese institutions.
More Scientists Dismissed for Undisclosed Foreign Ties, Says NIH
More Scientists Dismissed for Undisclosed Foreign Ties, Says NIH
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 28, 2019
esearchers who failed to disclose affiliations and funding sources from other countries are under investigation, and some universities are letting them go discreetely and refunding grant money to the agency.
Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
Jef Akst | Jun 20, 2019
The Duke University emeritus professor was an expert in purine biosynthesis and the genetics of gout.
Harassment Common for National Institutes of Health Employees
Harassment Common for National Institutes of Health Employees
Catherine Offord | Jun 14, 2019
More than 20 percent of survey respondents said they had experienced some form of harassment within the last 12 months.
US House Moves to Block New Reviews of Fetal Tissue Research
US House Moves to Block New Reviews of Fetal Tissue Research
Shawna Williams | Jun 13, 2019
An amendment to the 2020 funding bill would prohibit the Trump administration from convening ethics advisory boards to review funding proposals involving the tissues.
NIH Scientists Banned from Studying Human Fetal Tissue
NIH Scientists Banned from Studying Human Fetal Tissue
Kerry Grens | Jun 6, 2019
External researchers funded by US federal grants can continue their experiments under tighter scrutiny.