One proviso: Keep U.S. weapons science strong
Government advisory body recommends full publication of both H5N1 studies
Spokesperson and physics coordinator resign after vote of no confidence
March 30, 2012 12:19 PM
Cuts to granting councils offset by targeted spending boosts
More than 40 groups are interested in samples and data from half a million people
Panel Seeks a Consensus on Saving the Delta
After "confusing" resignation, a new president takes over at INGV
French particle physicist accused of links to "terrorist activities"
New policy requires federal agencies to weigh risks of studies involving 15 agents and toxins
Societies warn against mandating free access to papers
Classified briefing on tap as U.S. advisory panel revisits controversial flu papers
Award honors Buddhist leader for engaging scientists, people of other faiths
Appropriations panel chair concerned about source of Alzheimer's funding
March 28, 2012 10:24 AM
Science minister unveils rescue package
U.S. EPA sets limits on carbon emissions for power plants not yet built
Engineers bring down Russian satellite some had hoped to save for Antarctic communications
An interview with molecular biologist Hans Clevers
Institute of Medicine faults Duke University's "failure" to catch problems
Physician and anthropologist Jim Yong Kim tapped for influential post
March 23, 2012 12:59 PM
But time running out to use spacecraft for Antarctic communications
March 23, 2012 12:16 PM
Olivier Pourquié forced out of directorship after 2 tumultuous years
Department asks Fermilab to find cheaper alternatives
Fight over science education moves into New York court
Report calls for DNA banks to help share worrying findings with donors
Renewed funding for microbiome projects still under discussion
March 22, 2012 10:54 AM
State Senate joins House in adopting language on "critical thinking"
OMB director projects massive research cuts under Ryan spending plan
March 21, 2012 12:27 PM
House spending panel questions DOE plan to shut U.S.-based fusion device
Appropriations panel questions proposed budget, aims of new center
House Republicans gloss over research in 2013 proposal
Decision backs Mayo Clinic in fight with California company
Panelists concerned about major change in sampling strategy
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March 15, 2012 11:39 AM
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