Monday, May 11, 2020
On Tuesday, May 19, Renée Fleming will launch Music and Mind Live with Renée Fleming. The online series will feature Fleming in conversation with scientists and practitioners working at the intersection of music, neuroscience, and healthcare...
Friday, May 8, 2020
Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) and 31 of their Senate colleagues are calling for protections for the U.S. scientific research community during the coronavirus pandemic. Although novel coronavirus-related research is a...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic will cost the NIH about $10 billion in taxpayer-funded research, the agency’s director told a Senate panel Thursday. That estimate comprises nearly a quarter of the National Institutes of Health’s more than $41 billion...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Monday joined Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) and 30 of their Senate colleagues in advocating for protections for the U.S. scientific research community during the coronavirus pandemic...
Monday, May 4, 2020
Eighteen professional societies, trade groups and other organizations today urged Congress to include scientific research funding in any future coronavirus response legislation. "At a time when Congress, the administration, and state and local...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have uncovered a new genetic risk factor for multiple neurodegenerative conditions,...
Friday, April 17, 2020
Research!America urges Congress to modify budget caps, increase FY21 funding for health agencies Research!America is urging Congress to modify the budget caps and increase funding for health agencies for FY21 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
ROCKVILLE, Md.—Although the pandemic is driving most of the Congressional agenda, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) and the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) are continuing to lobby legislators for supplemental...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on the Research!America blog page . Being in the middle of a global pandemic feels unsettling and frightening. Part of that fear is rooted in the unknown, because we still have many unanswered questions:...
Friday, April 10, 2020
About Anupam Jena's TED Talk: Anupam Jena has made a practice of looking at big data and natural experiments to ask questions others overlook. He describes how the COVID-19 pandemic could have several unexpected consequences. About Anupam Jena:...

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