Like many urban institutions, Columbia needs new facilities for science -- but legacy of 1968 reverberates when facing its Harlem neighbors.
Lawmakers tell NSF what it should and shouldn't fund -- and question some grants (without bothering to talk to the researchers involved).
The House Science Committee is set to introduce legislation that will bolster science and math education, largely through NSF at the college level.
Session on state of the humanities emphasizes solutions and humor over hand wringing.
Senators and scientists see improved prospects for legislation making more federal funds available for the research.
Study suggests that Internet may have eliminated link between working at an elite university and doing the best research.
Mac-using professors have been frustrated by compatibility problems when applying online for federal funds.
Education Department to create national R&D center on postsecondary education, with a focus on community colleges.
U.S. investigates professor’s research activities, raising issues of academic freedom, xenophobia and foreign relations.
More industry money requires more ethical vigilance by researchers and institutions, a biomedical federation says.
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