Legislation honoring Virginia child gains a surprise victory after Senate Democrats change their tune
Report finds shift from attacks against universities to attacks against researchers
U.S. agency's 2015 budget request would boost fellowship stipends and realign training programs
First vote on controversial legislation on Thursday
Legislation has drawn fierce criticism for proposed changes to NSF practices
Three $25 million institutes proposed in 2015 budget request aim to catalyze private sector research
Contraction of biomedical research labs may have begun due to 5% sequester cut to NIH budget
Former astronaut Kathryn Sullivan becomes 10th NOAA administrator
Four shots a year with a long-lasting drug may prevent HIV infection in the future.
Laying off staff scientists, the World Wildlife Fund moves away from centralized research to rely more on outsourced expertise.
The United States is winding down a $1 billion project to churn out protein structures. What will that mean for the field?
U.S. Supreme Court weighs how to define mental disability, use IQ statistics
Science couldn't stop Uganda's antigay law.
Twitter offers academics full access to its vast data, but the legal strings attached to the data worry some researchers.
Proposed new rules would make it more difficult to use patients' data without their consent.
Advisory committee members say they’d like more animal data on mitochondrial replacement techniques, but don’t rule out allowing human trials
15 March deadline looms for marine researchers to propose long-term priorities for NSF funding
Authors of report on science of homosexuality decry its interpretation by Uganda president
In letter to Obama, Yoweri Museveni cites scientific report as basis for criminalizing homosexuality
An experimental technique that manipulates a woman's DNA could spare her from passing on a potentially deadly disease to her children, but the technique breaks new and ethically fraught ground.
While one sequencing company breaks the $1000 genome barrier with high-end machines, another takes the first steps toward cheap, hand-held sequencers.
U.S. scientists working in Antarctica continue to feel the negative effects of last fall's government shutdown.
The world's oldest scientific publisher will launch an open-access journal later this year
Idea is likely to face rough road in Congress
The 2014 Science and Engineering Indicators tracks the ups and downs of U.S. scientific prowess.
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