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Replenishing Research

President Obama's 2016 budget proposal includes nearly across-the-board increases for research, with heavy focus on biomedical sciences, climate change, advanced manufacturing and STEM education.

The Value of Research Funding

Study finds that, in chemistry, institutions that receive more federal support produce more papers and receive more citations.

Staying Close to Home

Following criticism from a politician and facing uncertain funding in the future, the National Endowment for the Humanities drops some international programs.

Funding Boost for NIH

National Institutes of Health would see increase of more than 4 percent next year under a Senate budget measure drafted Tuesday. The maximum Pell award would also grow.

Symbolic Slap at Social Sciences

U.S. House passes funding bill that would increase overall support for NSF, but send a message of disdain for some social science research.

'Falling Behind?'

A new book challenges the conventional notion that the U.S. is producing too few science and engineering graduates to meet its workforce needs and remain globally competitive.

Higher Ed Cuts in GOP Budget

House Republicans unveil their 2015 budget proposal, which calls for a 10-year freeze on the maximum Pell Grant and would eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Accord on Appropriations

Congressional negotiators reach agreement to boost spending on NIH and student aid, though deal does not restore all of the sequester cuts.