Thursday, October 8, 2020
Research!America celebrates the 2020 Nobel awardees in Physiology or Medicine and in Chemistry for their innovative and collaborative work which uniquely showcases the importance of basic scientific research to discoveries that benefit human health.
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Election Day in the United States is a little more than a month away, and scientists are watching the outcome of the presidential race closely. President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, actions to downplay climate change and...
Monday, September 28, 2020
We appreciate the hard work House and Senate appropriators, Congressional Leadership, White House negotiators, and their respective staff members have devoted to producing a bipartisan agreement on a continuing resolution, and urge the Senate to...
Friday, September 25, 2020
Young scientists could drop out of medical research and biomedical progress could derail for years
Friday, September 18, 2020
Stat: 79%: Percentage of the U.S. population that agrees that science has made the world a better place. Story: Scientific discovery shapes the world—from our medical care to how we live, learn, and work. In this episode, we explore the process of...
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Vaccine clinical trials are notoriously difficult to conduct. They involve thousands, or even tens of thousands, of participants, and typically go on for years. The chances that one or more of these study volunteers will develop a health issue is...
Friday, September 11, 2020
People who let down their guard and got too close to others over Labor Day weekend should get tested for Covid-19, White House coronavirus task coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said. Much of the coronavirus spread by people who don't have symptoms is...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The United States is closing in fast on a number that was unthinkable when the first deaths from the coronavirus were reported back in February — the 200,000th pandemic fatality, NBC News figures showed Tuesday. There were 190,327 reported deaths...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US were greatly undercounted, mostly because of a lack of testing, a new study shows. Researchers at the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health suggest the case tally in the US does...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Tuesday, the first day of school for more than 1. 8 million students, with a maximum of the nation’s largest districts offering only e-learning. For those who have opened their doors to students, the surveillance for the spread of the coronavirus...


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