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englisch | 26.11.2019

New Report: Threats to the US Research Enterprise

China has been aggressively using illegal and extra-legal mechanisms to acquire United States intellectual property, research and sensitive…

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englisch | 26.11.2019

EPA Plans to Propose Supplemental to “Secret Science” Rule Next Year

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is preparing to propose a supplemental addition to the proposed rule “Strengthening Transparency in…

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englisch | 12.11.2019

US Begins Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

The Trump Administration has formally started the process of withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. In a November 4, 2019,…

englisch | 11.11.2019

Brexit could leave £1.5 billion funding hole for research

The UK government would be left having to fill a £1.5 billion (US$1.9 billion) hole in funding for research if its Brexit strategy leaves it unable to…

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englisch | 29.10.2019

Scientific Integrity Bill Advances in House

The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology voted 25-6 to advance the Scientific Integrity Act to the House floor on October 17, 2019.  The…

englisch | 30.09.2019

Science Europe Call to the European Institutions: The Need for an Ambitious Budget for Horizon 2020

Ahead of the trilogue negotiations on the EU Budget for 2020, Science Europe urges the European institutions to agree on a substantial budgetary…

englisch | 23.09.2019

How science fiction shapes viewer attitudes to science

Does the science fiction television programme Doctor Who shape viewers attitudes to science? Dr Lindy Orthia decided to find out so she asked 575…

englisch | 04.09.2019

White House Announces Research Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021

In an August 30, 2019 memo from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB), federal…

Wissenschaft | 28.08.2019

How the herring adapted to the light environment in the Baltic Sea

The evolutionary process that occurs when a species colonizes a new environment provides an opportunity to explore the mechanisms underlying genetic…

englisch | 21.08.2019

Citizen Science: Secret Lives of Mice

In collaboration with NC3Rs, MRC Harwell has launched a new citizen science project that aims to advance medical research and mouse welfare

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englisch | 19.08.2019

Trump Administration Overhauls Protections for Endangered Species

The Departments of the Interior and Commerce have unveiled significant changes to the regulations that implement the Endangered Species Act (ESA),…

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englisch | 14.08.2019

Royal Society of Biolog comments on the plan to 'cement the UK as a science superpower' by shaking up immigration rules

It is not enough for the UK to be a possible destination; we must continue to be a popular one,” is at the heart of a response from the RSB to the Pri…

englisch | 09.08.2019

Prime Minister recognises UK biosciences as “extraordinary” and calls for reform for GM regulation

In his first speech as Prime Minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP described the UK Biosciences Sector as “extraordinary.” Speaking in Downing Street,…

englisch | 23.07.2019

US: Organizations Express Opposition to New Fetal Tissue Research Policy

More than 90 science, medical, and academic organizations and institutions have written to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar…

Hochschule | 11.07.2019

ERC plans for 2020: More than €2.2 billion for Europe's excellent researchers

The ERC is today announcing its biggest ever annual injection of funding in blue-sky research. €2.2 billion will be made available in 2020 to support…

englisch | 09.07.2019

US House House of Representatives approves Funding Boosts for Science

The U.S. House of Representatives passed its second fiscal year (FY) 2020 spending package on June 25, 2019.  The “minibus” includes the…

englisch | 09.07.2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Address Academic Espionage

Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) has introduced legislation (S.1879) that would require students from China, Iran, and Russia to undergo background…

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englisch | 25.06.2019

Trump Directs Agencies to Cut Federal Advisory Committees - Action Could Limit Science Informed Decision-making

President Trump signed an Executive Order on June 14, 2019, directing federal agencies to terminate a large number of current federal advisory…

englisch | 07.06.2019

"Plan S" - update

cOAlition S Releases Revised Implementation Guidance on Plan S Following Public Feedback Exercise.

englisch | 07.05.2019

EPA Takes Next Step in Review Process for Herbicide Glyphosate, Reaffirms No Risk to Public Health

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking an important step in the agency’s review of glyphosate. As part of this action, EPA continues…