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As it is very difficult to publish "negative" results in science, Crista Royal, Ph.D., of Evans, GA came up with the idea to co-found the Journal of Negative Results...
The molecule, MIF20, that was shown to "increase migration inhibitory factor (MIF) action through it's receptor."...
The Rita Allen Foundation and American Pain Society may award two grants in the amount of $50,000 annually, for a period of up to three years. Eligible candidates will have completed training and provided persuasive evidence of distinguished achievement or extraordinary promise in basic science research in pain. The submission deadline is January 17, 2014.
In mid-October 2013, Evan Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D., was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Kharasch serves as the Vice Chancellor for Research at Washington University in St. Louis...
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While Congress recessed for Thanksgiving, leadership was working to hammer out a budget conference committee agreement before a self-imposed December 13 deadline. There has been some public reporting of a possible deal that could replace the sequester by offering a combination of spending reductions that include farm subsidies...
Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Richard Burr (R-NC) have written a letter supported by colleagues asking the budget conference committee to “maintain a strong commitment to funding the National Institutes of Health.”...
ASPET co-signed a statement presented to the Texas state board of education during its final public hearing on science textbook adoption on November 20, 2013. The National Center for Science Education presented the board with a statement urging the adoption of the textbooks endorsed by no fewer than 51 scientific and educational societies...
FASEB letter calls for end to sequestration and asks Congress to find an alternative deficit reduction plan allowing for sustained investment in biomedical research.
FASEB is sponsoring its second annual Stand Up for Science competition
to increase awareness of the critical role of federal agencies, such as NIH and
the National Science Foundation, in funding biomedical and biological
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