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.
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Science policy news weekly update: January 13, 2017
Published on:Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:00:50 +0000
The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to email@example.com. What’s new in Blotter news? The ASBMB’s policy analyst, André Porter, discusses how science would benefit from separating federally funded research and politics. We must shield federally funded research from…
We must shield federally funded research from politics
Published on:Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:23:46 +0000
Category: Scientific Integrity
Most, if not all, scientists conduct research for the sake of the common good. Their research typically lacks a political agenda and seeks only to elucidate mechanisms of disease, develop new methodologies, or simply investigate the unknown. Properly shielding scientific discovery from the jungle of the political sphere will benefit everyone, regardless of political…
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November 2016 - A lot at stake
With Election Day just a few days away, Ben Corb provides his suggestions for what to watch for in the outcomes and their possible impact on the scientific community.
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