Monday, May 1, 2017
The 2017 budget bill expected to be sent to President Donald J. Trump this week is a mixed bag when it comes to college access and affordability, sparing some programs from cuts and providing boosts to others, but at the same time dipping into the...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
For many of us, science is a field of dreams. Science has realized the hopes and aspirations of patients coping with life-threatening illnesses that have threatened families and diminished us all. Our confidence in science is well-grounded. It has...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The March for Science on April 22 is a celebration of the far-reaching impact of scientific progress on the health and well-being of individuals worldwide. As the first of its kind global grassroots movement driven by the scientific community to...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Re: Science, not Silence, April 16. Dr. Minnick is not alone in her concerns over proposed steep cuts to the National Institutes of Health budget. Scientists and those who recognize the value of science are trying to understand why the federal...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
On April 22, Earth Day, people around the world will take part in the March for Science. It is intended to be “a call to support and safeguard the scientific community,” according to its website. While aimed in part at politicians who are hostile to...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The White House’s proposed $5.8 billion cut to the National Institutes of Health would be “devastating to the American people” and a “dramatic setback to medical progress.” Those are some of the assessments proffered about the preliminary budget...
Monday, April 17, 2017
Robert Thorson's column [April 13, courant.com, " Trump Cuts Sending Scientists To Streets "] brilliantly highlights many examples of science's enduring contributions to society. That's why it is more important than ever, as policymakers debate...
Monday, April 10, 2017
Mary Woolley, President of Research!America, which advocates for medical and health research funding, talks about how her group and other advocates plan to fight back against President Donald Trump’s one-two punch to NIH funding. Researchers will be...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Colorado State University will host a workshop next week to discuss gender bias in science careers and how to work against it. The Women in Science Workshop on April 13 will feature two scientists who are women, as well as a woman who specializes in...
Monday, April 3, 2017
Regarding Paul Erwin and Doris Spain's guest column, "Protect the Prevention and Public Health Fund," illnesses that are largely preventable -- heart disease, cancer and influenza -- remain top causes of death in the U.S. The Centers for Disease...

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If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana