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November 09, 2016

Everyone is scrambling to understand how the election of Donald J. Trump will impact the science and technology enterprise. In short, we know...

October 30, 2016

ASA, CSSA and SSSA signed on to two letters asking Congress to provide strong|| support for federal research and conservation programs in the...

September 28, 2016

Congress averted a government shutdown Wednesday as the Senate and then the House approved a ...

September 22, 2016

The 5th annual Golden Goose Award ceremony honored three teams of federally funded...

September 21, 2016

Political momentum is building in both chambers for a short-term stopgap measure, known as a continuing resolution, that would fund the...

September 13, 2016

Three of the four major candidates for U.S. president have responded to “America’s Top 20 Presidential Science, Engineering,...

September 09, 2016

Congress returns today from a 7-week summer break with a lengthy list of unfinished business, ...

September 02, 2016

President Obama joined the agreement alongside Chinese President Xi Jinping bringing his country onboard during the G20 summit in China. The...

August 09, 2016

Climate change. Mental health. Space exploration. Vaccinations. The health of the oceans. Antibiotic-resistant superbugs. These are not the...

August 03, 2016

Soil plays critical roles in food security, climate mitigation, ecosystem function, and buffering against extreme weather events. Although it is...