Some experts fear debate over emerging technology workforce in Asia is based on poor analysis -- and may discourage American students.
Unanimous court ruling in Pentagon case means colleges must grant full access to military recruiters or lose funds.
Budget blueprint offers more money for Education Department and NIH than President Bush proposed.
Academics tell lawmakers that quality of undergraduate teaching is crucial to the pipeline.
Education Department plans review of whether colleges' treatment of female students and faculty members violates Title IX.
Experts say that the headline-grabbing scandals may distract attention from potentially more damaging, accepted practices.
Lawmakers tell NSF what it should and shouldn't fund -- and question some grants (without bothering to talk to the researchers involved).
Movement grows in Congress to use prizes to push scientists to focus on key topics.
Senators and scientists see improved prospects for legislation making more federal funds available for the research.
Senate committee clears bill to increase NSF support in selected areas, create new graduate fellowships and encourage "high risk" studies.
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