Research

Pinching Pennies on Research

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The Bush budget plan would provide small increases for the NIH and NSF, while cutting spending on other programs.

Brawl at Brown Over Who Owns Research

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Brown moves to assert more rights to faculty inventions, and some professors are unhappy.

Standing Up by Sitting Out

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Scientists are boycotting Kansas hearings to debate the pros and cons of evolution.

Guidance on Stem Cells

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The National Academies issued guidelines for scientists conducting the research.

Microsoft's Academic Agenda

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Over the last 18 months, Microsoft has shifted its support for academic research to involve more universities and more kinds of studies. The shifts come at a time that Bill Gates, the company's founder, has become increasingly concerned about declines in support for key research agencies and declining student interest in computer science.

Anti-Military Occupation at U. of Hawaii

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Protesters have taken over the president's office at U. of Hawaii, objecting to plans for a new research deal with the Navy.

Who Owns Research at Brown?

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Administrators agree to clarify a policy on intellectual property -- and faculty critics are pleased.

Animal Rights and 'Eco-Terrorism'

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Perhaps only in the superheated atmosphere of the current conflict over the U.S. Senate's confirmation of judges could a hearing about illegal bombings and arson by animal rights groups turn into a partisan affair.

Return to El Dorado

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Three years after one of anthropology's biggest scandals appeared to have been resolved, debate about research on the Yanomami is back.

Getting Drunk = Getting Hurt, Study Finds

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Drinking to excess puts students at more risk of injury, Wake Forest researchers find.

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