Kevin M. Wilson

Five months and one government shutdown late

May 7, 2019
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It was over five months late and resulted in a 35-day government shutdown, but Congress and the president have finally…

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2019 State of the Union

State of the Union, take two

May 3, 2019
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Nothing happens easily or on time these days in Washington, DC. The original date for the 2019 State of the…

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U.S. Science Advisor Finally Confirmed

March 11, 2019
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It took the Trump White House about 18 months to nominate a director of the White House Office of Science…

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NIH takes further steps to address sexual harassment

February 28, 2019

In a  statement released today,  leaders at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) acknowledge that recent “…conversations have made it…

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Professional societies unveil consortium on sexual harassment in STEMM

February 15, 2019

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and 52 other leading academic and professional societies announced the creation the Societies…

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Potential changes to science publishing

February 8, 2019

An earthquake is slowly rumbling across the international scientific publishing landscape. Depending on the size of the quake, it could…

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Restarting the federal government; not like throwing a switch

February 6, 2019

The 35-day government shut down finally ended on January 25, 2019. Getting the operations of the federal government up and…

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Human Organoids: A New Dimension in Cell Biology

December 11, 2018

Human organoids are being hailed as a major development in biomedicine in a report issued by the American Society for…

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A good day at the polls for life science

November 8, 2018

The results of the Congressional elections on Tuesday have a little something to make everyone happy and a little something…

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Opponents Try Fetal Tissue Research Ban Again

October 22, 2018
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For the second year in a row, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are trying to prohibit the use…

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