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Early in April, the first of a fleet of environmental monitoring satellites will lift off from Europe's spaceport in...
Since 2000, U.S. government health research agencies have spent almost $1 billion on an effort to churn out thousands...
Magdalena Koziol, a former postdoc at Yale University, was the victim of scientific sabotage. Now, she is suing the...
Antiretroviral drugs can protect people from becoming infected by HIV. But so-called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP...
Two studies show that eating a diet low in protein and high in carbohydrates is linked to a longer, healthier life, and...
Considered an icon of conservation science, researchers at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) headquarters in Washington, D.C.,...
The new atlas, which shows the distribution of important trace metals and other substances, is the first product of...
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NIH and NSF Dodge the Grassley Bullet
10 February 2009 5:19 pm
As part of the behind-the-scenes maneuvering on the Senate version of the stimulus package, Senate leadership has blocked Republican Senator Charles Grassley' s efforts to get federally funded science agencies to police what he considers misbehavior at the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation. Neither proposed amendment received a vote on the floor, though the Iowa senator's staff says he plans to continue to press the agencies on both issues.