Federal audit finds numerous lapses in the way universities deal with highly dangerous substances.
A senator wants to know how colleges lobby for government money.
Academic researchers might not like earmarks in theory, but many universities spend to get them anyway.
New NSF data show slight uptick in federal share of academic research budgets -- with most funds going to colleges with existing infrastructure.
Three scientists who criticized NASA for moving funding away from research will no longer be offering their advice.
As NASA has moved money away from science, some researchers have lost money and young talent virtually overnight.
Dozens of liberal arts presidents issue statement backing legislation to put federally sponsored research online, free.
Committee passes bill that would aim for 5% increases for biomedical research, but rebuffs effort to raise that ceiling.
Congressional support strong for Bush's competitiveness effort, but calendar and electoral politics make passage iffy.
AAUP says that IRB's are straying into areas where they are not needed, hindering professors' work.
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