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
In addition, both sides are coalescing around approximately $80 billion in savings that could be used to replace cuts from
After more than a decade of living with the separations and uncertainties endemic to military life, many children from military families are paying the emotional and psychological costs.
Read the full Center for American Progress report: "Sequestration was never meant to happen, and Congress made a mistake
Read the letter here: sequester letter The lawmakers, who serve on the House Appropriations Committee, called the second
WASHINGTON – White House tours will resume in early November, a White House official confirmed Friday to The Huffington Post.
"Sequestration came midway through the fiscal year and we were unable to reallocate remaining funds while ensuring funds
Congress squabbles but the present system just can't relieve or solve the problem -- because the debt money system itself is the problem!
As the clock ticks down towards the latest two federal fiscal crises manufactured by politicians, charitable nonprofits prepare for business as usual: doing even more to serve the American people.
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