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 roundup: July 22, 2016
Published on:Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:17:19 +0000
If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. The Republican National Convention was held this week and if its speakers are any indication the platform moving forward for the party may be one of anti-science. Newly minted vice presidential candidate Mike Pence brings to the presidential ticket…
Science policy news weekly roundup: July 15, 2016
Published on:Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:49:29 +0000
If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to email@example.com for inclusion in next week’s roundup. The House Appropriations Committee passed the fiscal 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies bill. The legislation includes a $1.25 billion increase to the National Institutes of Health though additions that defund sections in…
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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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