Science and Society

NIH campus in need of repair

December 18, 2019
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In the race to increase research funding for the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the budget for the facilities…

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How CRISPR is having an impact on basic science and medicine

December 17, 2019
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CRISPR gene editing is revolutionizing genetics, cell biology, and now medicine. Every month it seems that scientists and clinicians are…

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Public engagement grant funding renewed for 2020

December 16, 2019
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ASCB is delighted to announce that beginning in January 2020 it will be soliciting another round of applications for Public…

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MBoC to participate in portable peer review platform

December 13, 2019
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Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is one of the first journals to participate in a new platform that enables…

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Inspector general to NIH: You can do better

November 27, 2019
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General’s (IG) office has published three reports regarding the protection…

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Participants at biotech west cast their networks wide

November 22, 2019
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“Keep networking hard,” said Steven Casper, dean of the Keck Graduate Institute’s School of Applied Life Sciences, as participants attending…

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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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