U.S. House passes bill to overturn ban on federal funding for promising, controversial studies -- but veto expected.
President continues to push for increased spending for NSF and Energy Dept. research, shortchanging NIH, science advocates complain.
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.
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