Senate committee clears bill to increase NSF support in selected areas, create new graduate fellowships and encourage "high risk" studies.
House actions favor colleges on some appropriations matters, but gains are small and are far from final.
The House Science Committee wants NSF's footprint on science education to increase.
Political and financial support for American higher education is waning compared to global competitors, researcher argues.
Influential report on the U.S. science crisis changes its numbers.
House panel backs full spending on Bush effort to double federal support for basic research in physical sciences.
Impending retirements at time of cascading crises prompt expansion in college programs in the field.
The House passed funding for the American Competitiveness Initiative; now on to the Senate.
Stem-cell researchers say Vatican statements aren't leading to religious purges or change in scientific agenda.
After dream of doubled NIH budget, institutions awaken to lean budgets; grant renewal rejections stun many researchers.
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