Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies
Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies
The ongoing stalemate over the federal budget has forced one-quarter of the US government to begin a second week of closure.
Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies
Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies

The ongoing stalemate over the federal budget has forced one-quarter of the US government to begin a second week of closure.

The ongoing stalemate over the federal budget has forced one-quarter of the US government to begin a second week of closure.

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Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies
Government Shutdown Affects NSF, FDA, Other Science Agencies
Catherine Offord | Dec 28, 2018
The ongoing stalemate over the federal budget has forced one-quarter of the US government to begin a second week of closure.
Scientists Win First-Time Runs for Congress, Senate
Scientists Win First-Time Runs for Congress, Senate
Catherine Offord | Nov 7, 2018
The midterm elections flip several House seats in favor of Democratic candidates with STEM backgrounds.
Brexit May Harm Research, Scientists and Mathematicians Warn
Brexit May Harm Research, Scientists and Mathematicians Warn
Catherine Offord | Oct 23, 2018
Nearly three dozen Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners sign a letter to the UK Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Aug 31, 2018
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Former Congresswoman, HHS Secretary Margaret Heckler Dies
Former Congresswoman, HHS Secretary Margaret Heckler Dies
Catherine Offord | Aug 7, 2018
Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Heckler led the agency from 1983 to 1985, and helped promote research into AIDS.
Supreme Court Nominee Draws Concern from Environmentalists
Supreme Court Nominee Draws Concern from Environmentalists
Catherine Offord | Jul 10, 2018
President Trump’s pick, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, has often opposed court involvement in environmental and health regulations.
Overcoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered AnimalsOvercoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered Animals
Overcoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered Animals
Jim Daley | Jun 30, 2018
From the difficulty of tracking rare populations to the danger of poachers exploiting distribution data, the complications of studying endangered species require creative solutions from researchers.
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
Diana Kwon | Jun 27, 2018
The list of imports subject to additional taxes include products used in research, but the effect of the trade dispute is still unclear.
Pressure Mounts for EPA’s Scott Pruitt to Quit
Pressure Mounts for EPA’s Scott Pruitt to Quit
Catherine Offord | Jun 14, 2018
Republicans and conservative media outlets are turning on the agency administrator as allegations of ethical misconduct and excessive spending pile up.
US State Department Names New Science Envoys
US State Department Names New Science Envoys
Shawna Williams | Jun 13, 2018
The five high-profile scientists are charged with helping strengthen international cooperation.