Tuesday, June 30, 2020
If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that medical progress isn't important; it's profoundly important. Lives are at stake. Quality of life is at stake. Productivity is at stake. Economic and fiscal security is at stake. The impact of medical...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Research!America is disappointed that even as COVID-19 continues to threaten lives, jeopardize businesses and jobs, and stymie desperately needed medical progress across our nation, the Trump Administration has chosen to perpetuate roadblocks to...
Monday, June 22, 2020
Restarting clinical trials idled by the coronavirus will chew into the National Cancer Institute’s budget, meaning fewer new studies will get funded without a boost from Congress, the institute’s director warned. While universities can keep paying...
Friday, June 19, 2020
In a letter to House and Senate leaders, Research!America has asked for a massive boost in federal spending to address the damage the U.S. research organizations have sustained as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ”Funding of $26 billion is the...
Thursday, June 18, 2020
You truly have emerged as a personal hero for me,” Julia Roberts tells Dr. Anthony Fauci in an interview broadcast on YouTube. Calling the U.S. infectious disease expert “maybe the coolest man on the planet,” the Oscar-winning actress is clearly...
Thursday, May 28, 2020
The novel coronavirus pandemic has exposed weaknesses and revealed a medical ecosystem that is more fragile and less prepared to deal with medical crises than anyone could have imagined. Among the exposed weaknesses is the loss of a critical...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Multiple associations representing scientists and universities are blasting a proposed rule that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from using scientific research in rulemaking if that research does not make its data available to the...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Takeaways from the Senate’s surreal virtual hearing on the U.S. coronavirus response Lawmakers (virtually) grilled four top federal officials overseeing the Trump administration’s coronavirus response yesterday, and while there weren’t any highly...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
One of the hottest research topics of the last 40 years is how music affects the brain (and vice versa). How do we make sense of music, how does it affect our emotional lives, what parts of musical perception are “natural” and which are cultural?...
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...

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