The University of Minnesota resists playing in a cultural tug of war -- yet is squarely stuck in the middle.
House hearing on president's 2008 plan renews concerns about shift of funds from National Science Foundation to Education Department.
House panel approves bill to bolster physical sciences research, after stripping provisions that bogged it down last year.
Watchdog group says this year's dip in Congressional earmarks, a controversial funding source for research initiatives, was a fluke.
Senators and scientists consider ways to shift more funds to peer review and away from formulas.
Key senator applauds Zerhouni's "courageous" statement criticizing White House's 2001 policy.
House committee sends scholarship legislation to the floor with few major changes.
U.S. House panel debates what the National Science Foundation can do to support young researchers with risky ideas.
U.S. plan would strip teaching hospitals and medical schools of $1.8 billion in federal matching money for graduate medical education.
FBI reaches out to colleges to promote the security of academic research within an open system.
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