News tagged with science funding

How scarce funding shapes young scientists

Ask any young science faculty member what keeps them up at night, and you're likely to get the same response every time: funding research. It is no secret that modern scientific research depends on receiving sufficient funding. ...

dateMar 22, 2017 in Other
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Video: What might Trump mean for chemistry?

Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the U.S. While much was said about a variety of topics during the presidential campaign, little was said about science. This leaves uncertainty around how the new administration will ...

dateJan 23, 2017 in Other
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Criteria for funding and promotion lead to bad science

Scientists are trained to carefully assess theories by designing good experiments and building on existing knowledge. But there is growing concern that too many research findings may in fact be false. New research publishing ...

dateNov 10, 2016 in Other
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Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $3B to end disease

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that's even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by the end of this century.

dateSep 21, 2016 in Business
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