Chris Fall Picked to Lead the Department of Energy’s Office of Science
Jim Daley | May 21, 2018
Fall served in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Barack Obama.
Breaking: CDC's Prevention and Public Health Fund Could Be Axed
Kerry Grens | May 4, 2017
If made law, the American Health Care Act passed today in the US House would eliminate the Obamacare-funded initiative.
TS Picks: Obama’s Science Legacy
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 16, 2017
During his two terms in office, President Barack Obama pushed for action on climate change, injected “innovation” into science and tech, bet big on biomedical research, and published papers in peer-reviewed journals. Here’s a look at his efforts to “put science in its rightful place.”
Obama Administration Eases Marijuana Research Requirements
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 29, 2015
Scientists wishing to study marijuana’s health effects may now forgo a review by Public Health Services.
Obama Enumerates Precision Medicine Initiative
Bob Grant | Jan 30, 2015
The President requests $215 million to launch his push for personalized clinical care.
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.
NYC’s Bloomberg Endorses Obama
Bob Grant | Nov 6, 2012
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces his support for President Barack Obama's reelection, citing concern over climate change.
Mission: Possible
Mary Beth Aberlin | Oct 1, 2012
Cooperation, not competition, is the way forward.
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2012
October 2012's selection of notable quotes
Obama's Science Report Card
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2012
A look at what the President achieved during his first term in the areas of health, space science, energy, environment, and science education
Obama Signs FDA Bill
Bob Grant | Jul 11, 2012
The new law reauthorizes fees charged to drug and device makers, creates new fees for the approval of generic drugs.
Obama’s Plan for a Bioeconomy
Megan Scudellari | Apr 27, 2012
The White House announces a strategy to foster development of biological products in fields ranging from medicine to agriculture.
Obama Seeks Science Stimulus
Hannah Waters | Feb 14, 2012
President Obama released his proposed 2013 budget request, featuring a 1 percent increase in research spending overall.
Obama Promises $156 Million to Alzheimer’s
Hannah Waters | Feb 9, 2012
The president’s administration will increase funding for the debilitating neurodegenerative disease this year and next. But where will the money come from?