Trump budget gives last-minute reprieve to science funding

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Trump budget gives last-minute reprieve to science funding

Nature.com17 hours ago
The National Science Foundation (NSF) would receive $7.5 billion in 2019, keeping its funding flat compared to the 2017 level. But that figure includes $2.2 billion that the White House added to its NSF proposal at the last minute, after Congress agreed on 8 February to lift mandatory spending caps for …
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China Declared World’s Largest Producer of Scientific Articles

Scientific AmericanJan. 23, 2018
The agency’s report, released on January 18, documents the United States’ increasing competition from China and other developing countries that are stepping up their investments in science and technology. Nonetheless, the report suggests that the United States remains a scientific powerhouse, pumping …
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Why science blogging still matters

Nature.comFeb. 1, 2018
Science blogs have been around since the early 2000s, and in recent years the ‘microblogging’ platform Twitter and other social-media channels, which require less time to maintain than does a full blog, threatened to make them obsolete. But some scientists are keeping the practice alive, and it continues …
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Consensual sex is key to happiness and good health, science says

The Conversation US14 hours ago
Some of my research is focused on how men and women differ in the links between sexuality, mental and physical health, and relationship quality. In this article, I write from my findings and that of others on how sex is important to our love, mental health, relations and survival. At the end, I suggest a solution …
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Celebrating women in science with #Iamachemist

Royal Society of Chemistry28 minutes ago
We joined forces with the Institute of Physics to celebrate women working in the chemical and physical sciences for the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The UN declared 11 February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in 2015, in order to address the gender gap …
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Science’s pirate queen

The VergeFeb. 8, 2018
“The first time I encountered the distribution of scientific articles and sharing, it was in 2009,” Elbakyan says. As a student doing research at the Russian Academy of Sciences, she ran across an obstacle encountered by students the world over: paywalls. Most science journals charge money to access their …
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Somewhere in the brain is a storage device for memories

Science NewsJan. 24, 2018
Science News is a journal that has had the same format for a long time. One long article with a bunch of shorter summaries in a thin magazine format. That’s what the paper format was and it’s the same way online. It does not seem as if the scientistsare being biased by a mechanistic view. The words the …
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Federal Science Funding Could Increase Under New Budget Deal

The Scientist22 hours ago
ISTOCK, OPENMINDEDEThe budget deal signed into US law on Friday (February 9) increases the caps on nondefense discretionary spending—a category that includes science agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National ScienceFoundation, and NASA—by $143 billion (12.9 percent) …
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Satellites Show Warming Is Accelerating Sea Level Rise

U.S. News & World Report16 hours ago
Scientists say melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica is speeding up sea level rise so that by the year 2100 on average oceans will be two feet … Sea level rise, more than temperature, is a better gauge of climate change in action, said Anny Cazenave, director of Earth science at the International …
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China Is Now The World’s Biggest Publisher Of Scientific Articles …

IFLScience (blog)Jan. 22, 2018
For the first time ever, China is now publishing more scientific articles than the United States, firmly staking its claim to being the world leader in research and development (R&D). This overshadowing has been a long time coming. The statistics formed part of the US National Science Foundation’s (NSF) …

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