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By Kathryn L. Kelley, Chief Advancement Officer at The Ohio State University College of Nursing.

Dear Research Advocate:

CSBI Encourages a Tax Code that Promotes Economic Growth and Creates Jobs

ALEXANDRIA, Va.- August 28, 2013- Research!America announced today it has joined the Coalition of Small Business Innovators (CSBI).  CSBI is a national, non-partisan coalition of organizations dedicated to stimulating sustained, private investment in small, highly innovative companies focusing on the development of new technologies.

By Amanda Garzon, Communications and Marketing Manager and Ashly Westrick, Research Manager at the Hydrocephalus Association.

RAustralia2Research Australia has released its 2013 public opinion poll which reveals strong support for funding health and medical research.

Dear Research Advocate:

By Endocrine Society President Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD

Teresa WoodruffThe sad stories flow in each day. A post-doctoral fellow gives up scientific research after 10 years of training. A cancer researcher faces a fruitless job search and expiring visa. The endocrinologist agonizes over letting a long-time lab employee go.

Excerpt of an article published in The Huffington Post with first-hand accounts of how sequestration is impacting scientific research.

When The Huffington Post published an in-depth look at how budget cuts were affecting scientific research, we encouraged readers to offer reactions and share personal experiences.

Excerpt of an op-ed by columnist George F. Will, published in The Washington Post.

’€œThe capacity to blunder slightly is the real marvel of DNA. Without this special attribute, we would still be anaerobic bacteria and there would be no music.’€

Excerpt of an article published by The Salt Lake Tribune on sequestration’€™s impact to research institutions in Utah.

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