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Next Bioethics Commission Meeting Exlpores Applications of Neuroscience

The next meeting of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Biomedical Issues is in Washington on next Wednesday, August 20.  The agenda is now available, and the meeting will be webcast via a link on the meetings page of the website. 79 more words


Elsevier Wants To Help With Your Metrics Research

The quest for better research metrics (as well as the quest for more accountable research) depends in part on available resources.  The publisher Elsevier is interested in helping out. 148 more words

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The National Institutes Of Health Has An (Im)Modest Grant Proposal

The National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), issued a Request for Information (RFI) last week on a new kind of research funding program ( 359 more words

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Latest Golden Goose Awardee Recognized For Auction Savvy

The 2014 Golden Goose Awards Ceremony will be held On September 18th in Washington, D.C.  Science journalist Miles O’Brien will host.

The Golden Goose Awards group recently announced the… 333 more words

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A Persistent Cloud In The Rise Of Chinese Research

Part of the arguments for increased scientific funding, regardless of country, focus on international competitiveness.  And the rise of China’s scientific enterprise is usually mentioned, especially in the countries already established in the research firmament. 237 more words


PCAST Meets To Take A Deep Dive

When I first posted about tomorrow’s meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), it was without benefit of an… 167 more words

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Science Establishes Editorial Review Board For Its Data

In the editorial for the July 4 issue (free with registration), Editor-in-Chief Marcia McNutt outlines a new review board for articles submitted to… 137 more words