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HHS Pick Longtime Foe of Stem Cell Studies

Views held by Tom Price, Trump’s pick for health secretary, would put him at odds with many scientists, but academic groups say he appreciates medical education and value of research.

'The Politics of Innovation'

Author asks why some countries are better than others at science and technology.

NSF Tells Universities to Prevent Harassment

Agency warns that it may terminate funding to institutions that don't follow the law.

Beyond Faculty Careers

Can the NEH change the orientation of doctoral programs in the humanities?

New Way to Hinder Social Science Grants

Researchers object to powerful lawmaker's bill that would require NSF to stipulate how each award relates to "national interest."

Out of Favor With House GOP

Bill to set spending targets for science agencies has modest overall increases, but cuts for social sciences and energy research.

Replenishing Research

President Obama's 2016 budget proposal includes nearly across-the-board increases for research, with heavy focus on biomedical sciences, climate change, advanced manufacturing and STEM education.

The Value of Research Funding

Study finds that, in chemistry, institutions that receive more federal support produce more papers and receive more citations.