science funding

Politics
“These challenges share one thing in common: the need for scientific knowledge and technological expertise to address them successfully.”
Science
Part of the calculation that the election could drive further privatization of science comes from the concern among many
Science
Blog your heart out. Is there a scientific issue near to your heart that doesn't receive enough attention? If you want to
The World Post
The other important source of funding globally but untapped in Africa is philanthropy. At the beginning of 2016 there were
Science
Remember that first question, "who paid you to say that, doc?" Ask it now. The answer: Coca-Cola. How much? 3.5 million dollars
Politics
Walter Mischel, who devised the famous "marshmallow test," worries future scientists won't get the money to do something similar.
Politics
"Good luck with that!" This is the most common response we get when we talk about ScienceDebate.org, the non-profit founded to try and persuade the presidential candidates to attend a debate solely on science issues, including technology, the environment, and medicine.
Politics
Where negotiations seem likely to stall, however, remains on how or whether to offset an increase in NIH funding with spending
Tech
Synthetic biology will be the future of manufacturing, engineering and medicine. But for now, there's nothing wrong with focusing on start-ups that will generate revenue while moving up the complexity curve faster and more predictably than anyone else.
Politics
Spending most of your day applying for grants rather than conducting science can affect your psychological state. And as
Science
The ALS social media movement will be analyzed, studied and debated for years to come as a precedent for successful fundraising. For the scientific community the big question will be: is it enough for us to popularize our causes in a lighthearted way to raise funding?
Science
An ambitious campaign by the space fundraising group Uwingu starts today that will allow participants to beam a message to Mars.
Science
The Division of Particles and Fields in the American Physical Society started a community planning exercise in 2013 to help plan the next 10 years of particle physics investments in light of the Higgs discovery, new information about neutrinos, and new information about dark energy and the accelerating universe.
Science
When we think of science for health, we think first -- and invest mostly -- in curing diseases once they have occurred. This is vitally important. However, the greatest return on investment often comes from the science of preventing the disease in the first place.
College
Universities across the United States are urging President Obama and Congress to recommit -- now -- to necessary and fundamental investments in research.
Politics
Jeff Kershner remembers the last time the government shut down. Back in the mid-1990s, Kershner was with the Forest Service
Science
When word comes from the deep that the sub is done with its work and is returning to the surface, the LRT divers suit back up and reverse the process -- essentially landing the sub on the barge underwater like a fighter jet hitting the deck of an aircraft carrier.
Politics
As members of Congress felt the first effects of the sequester on tarmacs at Dulles and Reagan months ago, they moved quickly to end the FAA furloughs. However, they neglected to act upon the far more serious threat facing the country under sequestration. That threat is an impending R&D collapse.