The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and biomedical research groups are jubilant that a federal appeals court today overturned a preliminary injunction that briefly halted research on human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) last year.
A new analysis from the National Institutes of Health puts in stark relief the widening imbalance between men and women researchers as their careers progress. NIH grants’ staff members examined women's share of training grants and research awards arranged by career stage* (see graph after jump).
Smithsonian Institution officials are still debating whether to proceed with a controversial exhibit of shipwrecked artifacts as critics level a new charge that legal matters dogging the corporate owner of a museum now premiering the exhibit could make the Smithsonian's involveme
Yesterday evening, while Prince William and Kate Middleton (now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge) were making last minute preparations for their royal wedding, two well-known anthropologists were arrested for helping to plan a "