Special interests affect NIH fundingA study published recently revealed that lobbying on behalf of disease-specific research affects how the National Institutes of Health allocates its yearly appropriations.
From the policy blog
Science policy news: weekly roundup: October 9, 2015
Published on:Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:10:03 +0000
The roundup is formatted with the title of the story, followed by the news source in parentheses and a brief summary. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. Scientists convened this week in Washington, D.C. to discuss ethical concerns regarding CRISP-Cas9 genome editing. Science…
Published on:Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:20:22 +0000
Oct. 1 marks the beginning of the federal fiscal year, which means that Congress must come up with a plan to fund the government for the coming fiscal year or the government will shut down. In the nick of time, Congress and President Obama agreed to a temporary continuing resolution that will fund the government…
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June 2014 - A challenge reissuedTwo years ago, ASBMB Director of Public Affairs Ben Corb issued a challenge to ASBMB members to hold 100 meetings with their members of Congress during the summer recess. Now, we're issuing a new challenge to the members.
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