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NIH Launches Portal on Diversity in Research

“Diversity enhances scientific discovery.” That’s the key message that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is promoting on its new portal on diversity in the scientific research workforce. NIH emphasizes that “promoting a diverse and robust scientific workforce is critical…


Funding Pause Issued for ‘Gain-of-Function’ Research

Science can be innovative and cool, and then science can be dangerous and scary. It’s this second category of science that I worry about. Apparently the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Department of Health…