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Marching Into an Uncertain Future
Bob Grant | Apr 20, 2017
Can professional organizations and societies parlay the groundswell of support culminating in this weekend’s March for Science into more-effective science advocacy?
Report: Boost Funds for Basic Science in Canada
Diana Kwon | Apr 11, 2017
An independent review of Canadian science reveals a need for additional funds to investigator-led, basic research.
Canadian Researchers Disheartened Over Draft Budget
Bob Grant | Mar 26, 2017
Researchers in the country speak out as a second version of Canada’s national budget retains freezes spending at key science funding councils.
Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut Science Funding
Tracy Vence | Mar 16, 2017
The NIH could see its budget slashed by $5.8 billion (approximately 19 percent), while the EPA could see a $2.6 billion budget cut (around 31 percent).
Reactions to Proposed EPA, NIH Budget Cuts
Tracy Vence | Mar 3, 2017
Experts discuss how Trump’s budget proposals could affect federally employed and federally funded scientists.
Indian Funding Agency Releases List of Journals Used to Evaluate Researchers
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | Feb 16, 2017
While the University Grants Commission’s system prioritizes peer-reviewed papers, experts not involved in the initiative express concern that it could incentivize cheating.
Additional #IceBucketChallenge Payoffs
Jef Akst | Jul 28, 2016
Researchers identify a new ALS-associated gene thanks to funds generated by the social media challenge that went viral in summer 2014.
Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 9, 2016
Wellcome Open Research will enable immediate publication and transparent peer review.
Opinion: The Zika Effect
Vincent Racaniello | May 27, 2016
Three reasons why virologists are flocking to study this emerging virus
Larry Ellison Donates $200 Million for Cancer Research
Tanya Lewis | May 12, 2016
The Oracle cofounder’s gift will fund a new institute at the University of Southern California.