Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  
Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  
From missing paychecks to delayed grants to canceled travel, federal research is feeling the sting.
Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  
Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science  

From missing paychecks to delayed grants to canceled travel, federal research is feeling the sting.

From missing paychecks to delayed grants to canceled travel, federal research is feeling the sting.

techniques, opinion, funding
Taming the Transposon Hordes
Taming the Transposon Hordes
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2019
Researchers repurpose the CRISPR machinery to turn whole classes of transposable elements on or off.
The Open Data Explosion
The Open Data Explosion
Viviane Callier | Jan 1, 2019
Scientists are working to maximize the benefits and minimize the costs of sharing.
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.
Top Technical Advances in 2018
Top Technical Advances in 2018
Shawna Williams | Dec 24, 2018
The year’s most impressive achievements include ecology research via drone, mice with two dads, and the use of artificial intelligence to identify and monitor cancer cells.
Plan S: The Ambitious Initiative to End the Reign of Paywalls
Plan S: The Ambitious Initiative to End the Reign of Paywalls
Diana Kwon | Dec 19, 2018
A funder-driven push for freely accessible scholarly literature has divided the scientific community.
Canadian Government Ending Networks of Centres of Excellence Program
Canadian Government Ending Networks of Centres of Excellence Program
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 18, 2018
The funding future is uncertain for researchers studying topics including cancer, stem cells, and the Arctic.
Steep Funding Cuts for Australian Science Announced
Steep Funding Cuts for Australian Science Announced
Carolyn Wilke | Dec 18, 2018
The budget slashes research funding by $328.5 million AUD for the next four years.
AI Networks Generate Super-Resolution from Basic Microscopy
AI Networks Generate Super-Resolution from Basic Microscopy
Jef Akst | Dec 17, 2018
A new study uses deep learning to improve the resolution of biological images, but elicits skepticism about its ability to enhance snapshots of sample types that it has never seen before.
Opinion: The Central Dogma of Mitochondrial Genetics Needs Rewriting
Opinion: The Central Dogma of Mitochondrial Genetics Needs Rewriting
John D. Loike | Dec 12, 2018
The recent discovery of 17 people who have inherited maternal and paternal lines of mitochondrial DNA has major ramifications for medical and ancestry research.