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Science policy news weekly roundup: October 24, 2014
Published on:Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:07:33 +0000
The roundup is formatted with the title of the story, followed by the news source in parentheses and a brief summary. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. Ebola Budget cuts can’t be blamed for lack of Ebola vaccine (Huffington Post) The Director of…
Shrinking the role of government is hurting science
Published on:Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:20:38 +0000
Category: Ben's Soapbox
Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., released his 2014 Wastebook, an annual report on government spending that Coburn deems wasteful, largely because, on the surface, the projects sound like silly ways to spend federal dollars. This year’s version—the last thanks to Coburn’s retirement at the adjournment of this Congress—follows a rather typical path of criticizing…
From ASBMB Today
June 2014 - A challenge reissuedTwo years ago, ASBMB Director of Public Affairs Ben Corb issued a challenge to ASBMB members to hold 100 meetings with their members of Congress during the summer recess. Now, we're issuing a new challenge to the members.
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