Monday, January 29, 2018
Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley was the featured guest on “The Body Show” which aired on Hawaii Public Radio on Monday evening. Woolley discussed many research and health related issues including clinical trials, young scientists and...
Friday, January 26, 2018
After a three-day shutdown, the Senate voted 81-18 on Jan. 22 to pass a three-week continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded through Feb. 8. The federal government shut down at midnight Jan. 20, after the Senate balked at a House...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Congress’s inability to pass a long-term spending bill has major ramifications for public health, advocates and former agency officials warn. The short-term measures hinder efforts to play ahead and recruit staff even as they keep the government...
Monday, January 22, 2018
Drug companies didn't see a huge impact in the FDA's ability to review their medicines because the government shutdown only lasted a few days, analysts told Bloomberg Law. The Food and Drug Administration had to furlough about half its staff—42...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon, writer, and public health researcher and advocate, will receive Research!America’s Isadore Rosenfeld Award for Impact on Public Opinion on March 14 in Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The first year of the Donald J. Trump administration wasn’t a smooth one for science supporters. It started with surprise limits on immigration to the U.S. from some countries, a move that many scientists saw as dangerous to scientific openness. The...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Congress is finally (hopefully) about to vote on the 2018 federal budget and in doing so, will determine funding levels for critical medical research infrastructure. As negotiations play-out, a broad network of stakeholders — some inside the Beltway...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
A new poll released by the firm Research!America shows that the vast majority of Americans are unable to name a single living scientist. Via Scientific AF , the new poll shows that 81 percent of Americans could not correctly identify a single living...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Government programs, taxes, and bureaucratic mandates are the closest thing the United States has to the mythical perpetual motion machine – they keep going and never seem to stop. Once put into place, it is rare for Congress to hit the brakes and...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
It’s been a tricky period for those in the facts industry, with politicians across the western world deriding the authority of ‘experts’ and trumpeting ‘fake news’ at anything that doesn’t support their agenda. So it’s interesting to see the results...

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