President Barack Obama’s $3.9 trillion 2015 budget request to Congress isn’t getting exactly rave reviews from scientists. The budget plan goes about $56 billion over spending limits set by Congress, so the numbers will likely change before ... FULL ARTICLE AT International Business Times
President Obama's 2015 Budget proposes to double federal funding for the BRAIN Initiative from $100 million to $200 million.
The BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies), launched in April 2013, is a collaborative effort between government agencies ... FULL ARTICLE AT Mashable
During the 2012-13 academic year a baboon was strangled when left unattended with a toy, a researcher performed an unapproved emergency surgery on a guinea pig and a hamster escaped from its cage and was found dead in a drain ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
Environment News Service: Women whose male partners have high concentrations of three common forms of phthalates, chemicals found in hundreds of consumer products, take longer to become pregnant than women in couples in which the male does not have high ... FULL ARTICLE AT EcoEarth
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and health-related research. Its science and engineering counterpart is the National Science Foundation.
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