DeLauro and Higgins' bill would effectively use a trigger mechanism to get around the limits set by the BCA. If the NIH is
Nothing is more damaging to research than funding instability. The universities and many research laboratories -- including those run by the government -- operate like concertinas. They expand and contract according the whim of Congress.
On Wednesday, the 10 roundtable participants said those fears have come true. Concerns about a brain drain of scientific
Federal funding for senior nutrition has been reduced by budget cuts known as sequestration, meaning less food for old people here and elsewhere.
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
Current negotiations are centered on setting a top line spending number of roughly $1.013 trillion, a Democratic Senate aide
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said her party would not support a deal that didn't address unemployment benefits