Science Policy

Science Policy

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  • Steven Leath | AAAS/Carla Schaffer Food is plentiful and relatively inexpensive in the United States, thanks to many scientific advances across many disciplines. However, research funding for agriculture has stagnated, and it's hard to convince people that investments are needed now to prevent...
  • A call to action issued today by AAAS and a broad coalition of CEOs and other organizations urges Congress to enact policies and make investments that ensure the United States remains the global innovation leader. "The history of human progress and growth in our nation is really the history of U.S...
  • Removing the across-the-board spending caps known as "sequestration" to achieve modest increases for federal science agencies is a "strategic imperative," George Washington University President Steven Knapp and AAAS CEO Rush D. Holt wrote this week in Roll Call . Rush D. Holt | David Sharpe Such...
  • Citing negative impacts to American science, technology, and innovation, AAAS and 125 other scientific organizations have expressed "deep concerns" about recent U.S. government travel restrictions. These rules for federal employees and contractors have resulted in a "stark reduction" in the number...
  • "A proper balance between scientific freedom and accountability" is essential to advancing science in service of society, the AAAS CEO said in response to two recent events related to scientific integrity. While reaffirming the association's commitment to independent peer review and the...
  • Despite an unsettled federal budget outlook with congressional Republicans at odds with President Obama over deficits and spending priorities, the director of the AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program says he is "somewhat optimistic" that "some of the big science agencies will probably end up...