Science and Society

Finally, a Budget Deal

November 15, 2019
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Agreement, something rare in Washington, DC, these days, made a brief appearance in late July. After weeks of secret negotiations,…

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Agencies publish conflict of interest regulations

November 15, 2019
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For several months, the Trump administration has been focused on claims of espionage by foreign nations in research laboratories in…

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Study shows heterogeneity in ribosomal proteins impacts translation

October 30, 2019
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A new study from Lehigh University provides further support to the “specialized ribosome” hypothesis by showing for the first time…

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capitol hill science fair

Congress Does Science, Hands On

August 29, 2019
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Where can members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the public go to videotape live water bears, get pictures…

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Biotech East Students Relish Insights into Business of Science

August 28, 2019
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When considering commercializing a scientific discovery, always ask, What’s possible? That was the advice from guest speaker Anjan Mehta, expert…

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ASCB Council and Committee Members on the Hill

August 27, 2019
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In June members of the ASCB Council were joined by members of various ASCB committees for a series of meetings…

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Important NIH regulations on foreign financial connections

June 25, 2019
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Recent science media attention has focused on foreign nations stealing data and research results from research laboratories in the United…

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Good news so far for NIH budget

June 25, 2019
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Recent congressional hearings on the FY20 U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget were a bipartisan lovefest. The support for…

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ASCB president visits NIGMS

June 14, 2019
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ASCB President Andrew Murray traveled to Bethesda, MD, in April to visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)…

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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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