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HHS secretary proposes cutting reimbursements that fund university-based research

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Trump administration says it can cut billions by scaling back reimbursement for overhead costs. University groups say that funding is essential to conducting research.

Louisiana Monroe getting rid of two major natural history collections to make way for a sports field

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Louisiana Monroe says it's getting rid of two major natural history collections to make way for a sports field. Outrage ensues.

Study suggests scientific work force is aging -- as younger scientists struggle to find good jobs

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Study suggests scientific work force is aging -- and will get even older, even as younger scientists hang on the sidelines in hopes of jobs and face longer odds of landing grants.

While some in academe raise concerns about march, major science groups sign on

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Effort gains backers and appears to build momentum, but some scientists worry that political fallout may not be what organizers want.

Study suggests that women are more ethical than men in science, and that may hold them back

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Study finds that physicists are more likely to describe women as ethical scientists, but in ways that potentially limit their productivity and competitiveness.

Foreign-born professors account for U.S. Nobel haul

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All six U.S.-based Nobel Prize winners so far this year hail from outside the U.S., with five of the six coming from the U.K.

Cal State Northridge settles with Christian lab manager who said he was fired for creationist beliefs. Will case change academic science's approach to creationism?

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Cal State Northridge settles with Christian lab manager who said he was fired for his creationist beliefs. Some scientists say the case points to the challenges of answering false research while not showing bias against religion.

Study suggests language recommendation letter writers use may disadvantage women

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Study suggests that language recommendation writers use to describe women may disadvantage them as job candidates, portraying them as less dynamic and excellent than male counterparts.

Clinton and Trump offer contrast on science policy

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Clinton offers detailed plans and pledges to listen to researchers. Trump hasn't offered plans and has questioned scientific consensus on key issues.

New book criticizing well-known professor of neuroscience who died this year sparks ire from her colleagues

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New book criticizing a well-known professor of neuroscience at MIT who died this year sparks ire and an unusual public response from her colleagues.

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