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Nov 17, 2014 FY 2014 R&D Rises Slightly Above the FY 2013 Level
Oct 02, 2014  Young, Brilliant and Underfunded - NYTimes OpEd 
Sep 30, 2014  White House Fact Sheet: Over $300 Million in Support of the President's BRAIN Initiative 
Aug 19, 2014  NIH to probe racial disparity in grant awards 
Aug 15, 2014  NIH chief keeps hopes afloat 
Jul 24, 2014  NIH institute considers broad shift to ‘people’ awards 
Jul 21, 2014  Senate bill backs NSF's practices and calls for big funding boost 
Jul 17, 2014  Want a grant? First review someone else's proposal 
Jun 12, 2014 Congressional Hearing on Administrative  Workload in Federally Sponsored Research
June     2014 Physician-Scientist Workforce Working Group Report
Jun 09, 2014 NIH Report Warns of Looming Shortage of Physician-Scientists
Jun 05, 2014 BRAIN 2025: A Scientific Vision
Jun 05, 2014 A $4.5 Billion Price Tag for the BRAIN Initiative?
May 15, 2014  New data show how states are doing in science 
Apr 11, 2014  NIH Joins NSF Program to Teach Scientists to Think Like Entrepreneurs 
Apr 09, 2014  Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws 
Apr 04, 2014  Science Funding and Short-Term Economic Activity 
Apr 04, 2014  Chasing the Money 
Apr 03, 2014  DARPA Carves Out New Division to Entice Biotech Talent 
Apr 02, 2014  National Science Foundation Participates in White House Brain Research
Apr 01, 2014  Neurological Institute Finds Worrisome Drop in Basic Research 
April, 2014  Accelerating Medicines Partnership 
Mar 18, 2014  Brain-mapping projects to join forces 
Mar 15, 2014  Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science 
Mar 09, 2014  Cancer science leans more on industry funds 
Mar 05, 2014  Federal Spending on Science, Already Down, Would Remain Tight 
Mar 04, 2014  Major U.S. Science Agencies Face Flat Prospects 
Feb 05, 2014  Biomedicine: The changing face of primate research 
Jan 24, 2014 NIH Is Losing Its Funding Edge, 2014 Budget Suggests 
Jan 14, 2014  U.S. Science Agencies Get Some Relief in 2014 Budget 
Jan 09, 2014  High costs of research at universities made worse by funding gap
Dec 30, 2013 U.S. R&D Resumes Growth in 2011 and 2012, Ahead of the Pace of the Gross Domestic Product  
Nov 2013 Higher Education R&D Expenditures Remain Flat in FY 2012   
Nov 07, 2013 Republican Plan to Guide NSF Programs Draws Darts, and Befuddlement, From Research Advocates  
Oct 25, 2013 Varmus's Second Act  
Oct 11, 2013 Amid the Shutdown's Gloom, Research Universities Mull the Path Ahead  
Sep 30-Oct 16, 2013 Science Magazine Shutdown Reporting  
Sep 30, 2013 How a Government Shutdown Would Affect Academe 
Sep 17, 2013  Planning for Agency Operations during a Potential Lapse in Appropriations
Sep 09, 2013 Sequester Strains Science Researchers
Aug 30, 2013 Dog Bites Man? Researchers Say U.S. Government Should Fund More Science 
Aug 29, 2013 Unlimited Potential, Vanishing Opportunity 
Jul 31, 2013 NIH mulls rules for validating key results 
Jul 12, 2013 Senate Bill Giving NIH $31 Billion in 2014 Favors Alzheimer's, Public Access  
Jun 21, 2013 How Long Can the U.S. Stay on Top? 
Jun 13, 2013 NIH Is Pessimistic as It Counts Damage From Budget Cuts and Fears More 
Jun 13, 2013 Academic Scientists Hail Supreme Court's Rejection of Gene Patents 
May 21, 2013 Sequester's 5% Cut Rolls Through Biomedical Labs 
Apr 11, 2013
Obama's 2014 Science Budget
Apr 10, 2013 National Science Foundation Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request Sustains Momentum for Fundamental Research in Science, Technology and Innovation
Apr 10, 2013 Federal Research Cuts Have a Multiplier Effect on U.S. Economy
Apr 02, 2013 Fact Sheet: BRAIN Initiative
Mar 21, 2013 Congress Completes Work on 2013 Spending Bill
Mar 17, 2013 Sequester cuts university research funds (subscription)
Mar 06, 2013 Legendary Drug Industry Executives Warn U.S. Science Cuts Endanger The Future
Feb 15, 2013 The Many Ways of Making Academic Research Pay Off
Feb 01, 2013 Reform Policies Relating to Grants and Cooperative Agreements
Jan 18, 2013 Federal Budget Authority for R&D Declined in Fiscal Years 2011-12
Jan 07, 2013 Stem Cell Lawsuit Finally Over
Jan 02, 2013 Fiscal Cliff Deal Delays Major Budget Cuts, but Includes Reductions That Could Affect Science
Dec 19, 2012 AAAS Letters Urge Policymakers to Save U.S. Science from Fiscal Cliff
Dec 17, 2012 Growth of Interdisciplinary Science Is Seen As Leveler for NIH Grants
Dec 10, 2012 NIH Considers Anonymity for Grant Applicants
Nov 30, 2012 PCAST Report to President Calls for Renewed National Focus on Basic Research to Sustain Innovation, Create Jobs
Nov 26, 2012 U.S. Universities Report Highest-ever R&D Spending in Fiscal Year 2011
Oct 17, 2012 Research funding: Global challenges need global solutions
Sep 06, 2012 NSF Reshuffling Highlights Global Science
Aug 30, 2012 International Collaboration Key to Science and Engineering Globalization
August  2012 Collaboration in Academic R&D: A Decade of Growth in Pass-Through Funding
July 26, 2012 NIH Opens Pathways for Collaborations Between Intramural and Extramural Investigators
July 16, 2012 Upbeat U.S. Research Trends Buck Trend
July 12, 2012 Where Will the Money Come From?
June 28, 2012 The Current Health and Future Well-Being of the American Research University
June 15, 2012 Social Scientists Hope for Reprieve From the Senate
June 15, 2012 The Real Cost of Research–And Who Pays
June 14, 2012 NIH Panel Urges Steps to Control Growth in Biomedical Research Trainees
June 14, 2012 Nation's Research Universities Are Offered Hope of Fatter Budgets—at a Price
May 25, 2012 NSF's ‘Big Pitch’ Tests Anonymized Grant Reviews
May 15, 2012 New Global Research Council Takes Off
May 01, 2012 ARRA Increased Federal Research and Development and R&D Plant Obligations by $19.2 Billion for FY 2009-10
Mar 26, 2012 NIH Courts Younger Researchers, Even as It Debates How Far to Go
Mar 25, 2012 Beware Big Donors
March 2012 Universities Report $61 Billion in FY 2010 Total R&D
Feb 13, 2012 National Science Foundation Steps Up Its Push for Interdisciplinary Research
Jan 06, 2012 Research Remains a Favored Child in Budget Decisions
Dec 15, 2011 Chimp Research Is Sharply Curbed After Critical Report to NIH
Dec 08, 2011 German science organizations slam European court over stem-cell ruling
Dec 07, 2011 Financial crisis hits developing world disease research
Dec 04, 2011 Universities Are Hopeful as U.S. Considers New Rules for Grant Reimbursement
Nov 30, 2011 On the Horizon? European Commission Outlines Euros80 Billion Research Budget
Nov 23, 2011 Gates-Backed Fund Halts New Grants as Crisis Hurts Giving
Nov 23, 2011 What does the US budget stalemate mean for research?
Nov 18, 2011 NSF Creates Fast Track for Out-of-the-Box Proposals
Nov 11, 2011 NSF Goes Back to Basics to Preserve Basic Research
Nov 11, 2011 Darwinism vs. Social Engineering at NIH
Nov 11, 2011 Fewer Dollars, Forced Choices
Oct 17, 2011 European Research Heads Get a New Body
Oct 06, 2011 NSF Effort Pushes for More Global Science
Sep 28, 2011 A multi-billion dollar injection: Stimulus—response
Sep 21, 2011 Power of the Pentagon: The changing face of military science
Sep 16, 2011 White House Boosts Translational Medicine, Drug Chip Project
Sep 09, 2011 New Patent Law Could Change How Academics Commercialize Discoveries
Sep 07, 2011 Crunch time for US science
Aug 13, 2011 As Universities Globalize, Consortia Take On a New Meaning
Jul 28, 2011 What does the US debt ceiling debate mean for science?
Jul 24, 2011 Big Pharma Finds a Home on Campus
Jul 21, 2011 PCAST Examines Future of Scientific Research in U.S.
Summer 2011 Reforming Regulation of Research Universities
Jul 08, 2011 No-Growth Budget is Good News for NSF
Jul 06, 2011 NIH cancer chief wants more with less
Jul 05, 2011 Europe lines up hefty science-funding hike
Jun 29 2011 Repaving the Road to Biomedical Innovation Through Academia
Jun 22,2011 House Panel Overrides University Concerns in Passing Bill to Track Spending 
May 08, 2011 With State Support Shaky, Research Universities Get Advice on How to Endure 
Apr 29, 2011 Stem Cell Ruling Brings Relief for Now, But Legal Battle Continues 
Apr 29, 2011 Women's Share of NIH Grants Drops With Age 
Apr 29, 2011 Court Lifts Injunction on Stem Cell Research 
Apr 29, 2011 Court backs federal embryonic stem cells funds
Apr 07, 2011 Pfizer vows to go 50-50 in accords with academic researchers
Apr 01, 2011 Time to rethink the NIH
Mar 29, 2011 NIH firm on grant application rules
Mar 28, 2011 Research sans Frontières 
Mar 28, 2011 Royal Society Report Documents Globalization of Science
Mar 27, 2011 As Budgets Tighten, Big Science Gets a New Opportunity to Make Its Case
Mar 27, 2011 The Emergence of the Research-Development Professional
Mar 01, 2011 National Science Foundation Centers Support Transformative Research, Provide Compelling S&T Education
Jun 29, 2009 New Tool Compares Scholars' Research Strength


Archived Funding Updates  
Sep 16, 2011 Senate Plan Gives NSF a Choice on Facilities vs. Research
May 11, 2011 NIH Director: Fewer Than One in Five Grant Applications May Get Funded This Year
Apr 26, 2011 NIH Trims Grants in Wake of Budget Cuts 
Apr 22, 2011 How Science Eluded the Budget Ax - For Now 
Apr 18, 2011 The U.S. Science Budget
Apr 18, 2011 DOD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs 2011 Research Funding 
Apr 15, 2011 Details Emerge on Final Spending Bill for FY 2011
Apr 15, 2011 Research Holds Up Well In Final 2011 Agreement
Apr 08, 2011 NSF Hits Ceiling on Graduate Fellowships 
Feb 03, 2011 House Republicans Set Deep Targets for Budget Cuts, Alarming Universities
Jan 21, 2011 NIH Non-Competing Grant Awards under the Current Continuing Resolution
Jan 19, 2011 NIH Plans to Break Up a Center
Jan 07, 2011 NIGMS Fiscal Year 2010 R01 Funding Outcomes and Estimates for Fiscal Year 2011
Aug 24, 2010 NIH Director Collins Says Cell Ruling Won't Halt Most Ongoing Grants
Feb 02, 2010 Science Funding Gets a Boost
Feb 01, 2010 Science Triumphs in Obama's 2011 Budget Request
Feb 01, 2010 Obama Proposes More Money for Research in His 2011 Budget
Jan 29, 2010 Gates Foundation to Double Its Spending on Vaccines
ARRA: Updates, FAQs & Outlines


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