The U.S. inches up a place in the international rankings for R&D intensity, while China also sets new highs.
Breaking down the basics of federal investment.
Ten years of spending caps have taken their toll on research dollars.
A tight fiscal environment meant modest increases for research funding in annual appropriations.
A look at the U.S. "government startup" that drove U.S. science and technology during World War II.
A look at some major recent trends in global R&D with the latest OECD data.
Federal R&D funding accounted for 1.9% of U.S. GDP in 1964 but just 0.6% in 2018.
The House finished most of its FY 2021 appropriations work, but there’s still a long way to go for annual and emergency spending. Here’s a roundup.
A huge package of emergency spending alongside limited changes for energy science and technology in FY 2021 appropriations.