Iranian Students Denied Entry to US
Iranian Students Denied Entry to US
Despite having valid visas to attend universities, more than a dozen would-be graduate students have been detained at the airport and sent back to Iran in recent months.
Iranian Students Denied Entry to US
Iranian Students Denied Entry to US

Despite having valid visas to attend universities, more than a dozen would-be graduate students have been detained at the airport and sent back to Iran in recent months.

Despite having valid visas to attend universities, more than a dozen would-be graduate students have been detained at the airport and sent back to Iran in recent months.

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Science Positions Increasingly Abandoned Under Trump
Science Positions Increasingly Abandoned Under Trump
Lisa Winter | Jan 24, 2020
In government agencies, 20 percent of high-level science appointments are vacant, The Washington Post reports.
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.
Florida Cracks Down on Foreign Government Involvement in Research
Florida Cracks Down on Foreign Government Involvement in Research
Emily Makowski | Jan 15, 2020
Four University of Florida faculty members leave their jobs as a state committee that formed last month pledges to investigate individual researchers and institutions.
UT Austin Releases Report of 17 Employee Sexual Misconduct Cases
UT Austin Releases Report of 17 Employee Sexual Misconduct Cases
Lisa Winter | Jan 10, 2020
Offenses ranged from failure to disclose a consensual relationship to stalking and included three faculty members.
UK Group Tackles Reproducibility in Research
UK Group Tackles Reproducibility in Research
Emily Makowski | Jan 7, 2020
Last month, 10 UK universities became part of the UK Reproducibility Network, joining researchers, funders, journal publishers, and regulatory agencies.
EPA Science Board Criticizes Proposed Regulatory Rollbacks
EPA Science Board Criticizes Proposed Regulatory Rollbacks
Emily Makowski | Jan 3, 2020
Most of the panel’s members were appointed by the Trump administration.
Opinion: Health Reform in America—Where Are the Scientists?
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Medicare for All could expand access to medical interventions—the very goal of biomedical research.
Medicare For All: A Scientist’s Take
Medicare For All: A Scientist’s Take
The Scientist Staff | Dec 31, 2019
Rachel Madley, a Columbia University PhD student, discusses her views on access to healthcare.
China Sentences Gene-Editing Scientist to Three Years in Jail
China Sentences Gene-Editing Scientist to Three Years in Jail
Emily Makowski | Dec 30, 2019
The modification of three babies’ genes by He Jiankui drew widespread criticism from scientists.