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.

vaccine, science policy, policy, science publishing
Firings and a Resignation Roil NEON Ecological Observatory
Firings and a Resignation Roil NEON Ecological Observatory
Shawna Williams | Jan 10, 2019
The chief scientist at the NSF initiative quits after two leaders were let go without her input.
New York Faces Worst Measles Outbreak in Decades
New York Faces Worst Measles Outbreak in Decades
Catherine Offord | Jan 10, 2019
In one county alone, more than 100 cases have been confirmed since October.
Swiss Researchers Struggle to Get Animal Experiments Approved
Swiss Researchers Struggle to Get Animal Experiments Approved
Diana Kwon | Jan 8, 2019
Scientists say that increasingly rigorous licensing procedures have complicated research efforts—and in some cases, stopped experiments completely.
Recording of “Sonic Attack” in Cuba Was Crickets: Scientists
Recording of “Sonic Attack” in Cuba Was Crickets: Scientists
Kerry Grens | Jan 7, 2019
Biologists say a sound suspected to have caused headaches, nausea, and possible brain damage among diplomats is actually of insects chirping.
<em>Genesis 2.0</em> Is a Beautifully Shot, Cautionary Tale About Biotechnology
Genesis 2.0 Is a Beautifully Shot, Cautionary Tale About Biotechnology
Shawna Williams | Jan 2, 2019
The documentary weaves together a hunt for mammoth tusks in the Arctic with scenes from the front lines of synthetic biology.
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.
The Year in #MeToo
The Year in #MeToo
Shawna Williams | Dec 27, 2018
2018 brought new revelations of sexual misconduct by high-profile scientists, as well as policy changes from funders and professional societies aimed at curbing bad behavior.
2018 in Quotes
2018 in Quotes
Catherine Offord | Dec 24, 2018
From the effects of political upheaval on research to claims of gene-edited babies, the year has been a tumultuous one for the scientific community.