Not Business as Usual

Elsevier report on the pandemic-era research environment describes confidence gaps between scientists and the public—but also potential for increased engagement in science. Scientists say the pandemic increased public attention to […]

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Science on the Ballot

In a normal presidential election year, analysis of the role of science in the presidential campaign might focus on the nuances of the candidates’ competing priorities for the National Institutes […]

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Fauci says it’s ‘unlikely’ there will be a coronavirus vaccine before the US election, despite the CDC asking states to be prepared by November

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious-disease expert, has said a coronavirus vaccine for the US probably won’t be ready before the November presidential election. Those remarks contrasted with President […]

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Prescription Pulse

— Demand for FDA action amid shuffle as industry speaks up. — Trump contradicts vax timeline … again. — Heritable gene editing still isn’t safe, says international commission. It’s Tuesday, welcome back to Prescription […]

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Harvard Business School Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator Launches Strategic Playbook For Organizations Working To Bring Cures To Patients

 Harvard Business School Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator announced today the launch of a playbook designed to help the approximately 20,000 disease-focused organizations operating in the United States bring treatments and cures to market […]

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Takeaways from Senate Covid-19 hearing, remote heart monitoring tools, & a new mental health initiative among gamers

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 […]

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COVID-19 Updates

  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 […]

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That Paperwork, Though

The US National Institutes of Health opposes a bill wending its way through Congress aimed at making government advisory committees more transparent, Science reports. At hand, it says, is the 1972 Federal […]

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And Science?

While in his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Donald Trump highlighted past accomplishments of US science and engineering — he touted the upcoming 50th anniversary of the moon […]

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