A recent survey commissioned by Research!America on behalf of a working group formed to assess America’s commitment to science reveals that Americans – across party lines – view science as critically important to solving urgent problems facing our...
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Monday, October 12, 2020
As the 2020 election looms, an intriguing new poll shows that Americans agree on one key issue: science. The survey published by Research!America shows that Americans overwhelmingly support science, regardless of their political parties. According...
Friday, October 9, 2020
Research!America Launches 2020-2021 Microgrant Program Supporting Virtual Civic Engagement Programs for Young Scientists
Research!America is excited to launch a new request for microgrant proposals to support early-career scientists in their efforts to work with local elected officials, community leaders and the public around issues of common concern.
Thursday, October 8, 2020
During a Highly Partisan Time in Our Nation, Survey Shows Broad Bipartisan Support for a Stronger Focus on Science
A recent survey commissioned by Research!America on behalf of a working group formed to assess America’s commitment to science shows overwhelming support for science across political parties.
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
Statement by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley Urging Action on the Continuing Resolution and Supplemental Funding
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
One of the leading coronavirus vaccine trials is currently paused. Prominent vaccine researchers tell CNN that's unusual
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...