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Posted: October 2, 2012 in Events, Policy, Science, Uncategorized

http://www.nature.com/news/specials/election2012/index.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20120927

Nature Special: US Election 2012

 

http://www.aaas.org/spp/rd/fy2013/SeqBrief.pdf

http://blogs.nature.com/news/2012/09/looming-cutbacks-threaten-long-term-us-research.html

AAAS briefing on effects of first five years of budget sequestration on research and development.

 

http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2012/09/stem-visa-reform-bills-would-exc.html

STEM Visa Reform Bill not passed due to partisanship.

 

http://www.ucsusa.org/scientific_integrity/abuses_of_science/science-in-an-age-of-scrutiny.html

Union of Concerned Scientists releases guide: Science in an Age of Scrutiny: How Scientists Can Respond to Criticism and Personal Attacks.

 

http://www.faseb.org/Portals/0/PDFs/opa/10.2.12%20NIH%20District%20Factsheets%20press%20release.pdf

FASEB releases factsheets pertaining to NIH funding by district.

 

http://www.ucsusa.org/news/press_release/house-plays-politics-with-farm-bill-0341.html

Union of Concerned Scientists comments on US House’s lack of ability to pass Farm Bill.

 

http://researchamerica.wordpress.com/2012/10/02/researchamerica-honors-trailblazers-in-health-research-advocacy/

Research!America announces 17th annual Advocacy Awards recipients.

 

http://blogs.nature.com/news/2012/09/updated-transgenic-cassava-armed-with-dual-disease-resistance.html

Transgenic Cassava with resistance to two common African viral diseases.

 

http://blogs.nature.com/news/2012/09/massive-shrinkage-in-african-great-ape-habitat-since-1990s.html

African Great Apes see habitat losses upwards up %57 depending on species type.

 

http://blogs.nature.com/news/2012/09/mars-rover-finds-evidence-for-an-ancient-streambed.html

Evidence of stream bed found on Mars.

 

http://www.aip.org/fyi/2012/125.html

American Institute of Physics FYI on the Continuing Resolutions recently signed by President Obama.

 

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6102/1591.full

How quickly is the Arctic Ice melting?

 

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6102/1592.full

Study from Yale shows underlying gender bias, by both males and females, in academic science.

 

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6102/1622.full

Nearing the 40th anniversary of the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

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