Business R&D performance continues to drive increases. (From the National Science Foundation) — U.S. expenditures in research and development rose to $456.1 billion in 2013–a $20.7 billion increase over the previous year, according to...
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How do predators contribute to reducing crop losses in agricultural ecosystems? By consuming crop-eating insects and rodents, according to Catherine Lindell of Michigan State University. Lindell is one of 16 recipients of grants made in 2015 by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) program.
Building sustainable fisheries, monitoring landslide risk, studying the emerging bioeconomy: these are some of the research projects announced today in the newest round of an interagency partnership to foster collaborative global research.
Cherry Murray, a physicist at Harvard University, stresses that she can’t say definitely what she would do as director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) $5.1 billion Office of Science, the mammoth agency’s basic research wing. That’s because her nomination to the post, announced by the White House on 5 August, still must be confirmed by the Senate.
The National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program has made eight awards, totaling $42 million, aimed at fostering research collaborations among investigators and institutions across 12 states.
The nation and the world need the kind of discovery and imagination that U.S. universities nurture.
The House of Representatives pulled the Interior-EPA FY16 funding bill over a controversial amendment that would have stripped a provision barring the Confederate flag from being displayed in cemeteries and sold in stores operated by the National Park Service.
Federal agencies obligated $29 billion to 995 science and engineering academic institutions in fiscal year 2013, according to a new report from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES).
The House of Representatives adjourned for the Independence Day recess before completing consideration on the Interior-EPA FY16 funding bill. The bill, H.R. 2822, provides approximately $30.17 billion in discretionary budget authority for FY 2016, which is $246 million (0.8%) below FY 2015 levels and $2.038 billion below the President’s request.
On June 3rd, the House of Representatives adopted their FY16 Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS) spending bill (H.R.2578) by a vote of 242-183.