The Obama administration and the scientific community at large are expressing serious alarm at a House Republican bill that they argue would dramatically undermine way research is conducted in America.
But Smith's line of argument has worked before. In 2013, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) pushed an amendment requiring that NSF
Indeed, in conferences past, the Department of Energy has sent three representatives to the International Conference of Gas
"This is the price you pay when you install austerity funding measures that don't allow for growth," said one top government
Chris Spaeth, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, is one of the daunted. Spaeth
But for those taking a long-term view of medical and scientific research, there is little comfort in partial victories. There
Lobbyists pushing for scientific research had been hopeful that Congress would rally around the cause. When the number came
WASHINGTON -- The United States is losing its global dominance in the field of biomedical research, and sequestration is
More than 3,700 scientists from all 50 states participated in the study, offering online responses in June and July 2013. They offered sobering assessments of the state of their profession.
The study, which was spearheaded by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and will be formally