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Nov 08, 2022
Elsevier report on the pandemic-era research environment describes confidence gaps between scientists and the public—but also potential for increased engagement in science.

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November 8, 2022
Elsevier report on the pandemic-era research environment describes confidence gaps between scientists and the public—but also potential for increased engagement in science.
September 13, 2022
The CHIPS and Science Act, signed into law last month, provides broad opportunities for higher education, Jeremy Greenwald Wolos and Steven C. Currall write.
August 23, 2022
Members object to American Public Health Association’s speaker invite to Dr. Leana Wen, revealing deep divisions in the field over the COVID-19 response.
October 29, 2021
About half of Chinese scientists at U.S. universities report concerns about being surveilled by the U.S. government. Survey finds evidence that fears about a China-focused Department of Justice initiative to combat trade-secret theft may be harming American science.
May 4, 2021
Eric Lander, who was nominated to lead the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, faced tough questions from senators about sexism and his ties to Jeffrey Epstein during his confirmation hearing.
March 11, 2021
After reading paper after paper describing the problem, scientists urge on- and off-campus entities to help female caregivers weather the pandemic through specific policy changes and approaches.
March 10, 2021
National Academy of Sciences panel chronicles what COVID-19 has been like for female scientists and then urges institutions to take meaningful, equity-minded action on their findings.
January 18, 2021
Biden elevates science adviser to the cabinet and picks Eric Lander, director of the Broad Institute, for the post.
April 7, 2020
Now is the time to invest even more in it, write Janet Napolitano and Dr. Carrie L. Byington.
January 16, 2020
Report finds the U.S. is no longer “the uncontested leader in science and engineering,” as other countries have expanded scientific capacity.

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