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The U.S. Department of Energy Announces $46 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants

May 20, 2019

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Report on U.S. Research Warns of Loss of International Standing

May 15, 2019

The U.S. remains the world leader in funding of scientific research but risks losing that spot to international competitors, warns a report released Tuesday.

Analysis finds software accounts for nearly one-third of business R&D, up 60 percent over 10-years

May 14, 2019

Software plays an increasingly large role in private sector research and development (R&D) expenditures, according to new research from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

Israel, US science academies sign cooperation agreement

May 12, 2019

The Israeli and American national academies of science signed a cooperation agreement in Jerusalem on April 7, a move set to further scientific research in both countries.

How Big is the Gender Gap in Science Research Funding?

May 08, 2019

Women are entering the biomedical sciences in record rates. But what happens to these female doctors and scientists once they’re established in their careers? Do they receive the same support as their male colleagues?

Are We Measuring Research Success Wrong?

March 28, 2019

Academic researchers are, for the most part, competitive. These intellectual gladiators like to succeed--but more than that, they like to win.

Duke University Agrees to Pay U.S. $112.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Scientific Research Misconduct

March 27, 2019

Duke University has agreed to pay the government $112.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting applications and progress reports that contained falsified research on federal grants to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and to the Environmental Prot

A woman just won the prize known as "math's Nobel" - for the first time ever

March 25, 2019

American Karen Uhlenbeck has won the 2019 Abel prize, often referred to as "math's Nobel" prize. The accomplished mathematician is the first woman in history to earn the distinction from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

SBIR Insider - March 21, 2019 - Special on DoD

March 22, 2019

This is a special edition of interest to our DoD focused readers. Last week the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) held a hearing based on the President's FY 2020 budget request.

Fueled by businesses, US R&D performance eclipses half-trillion dollar mark in 2016 and 2017

March 17, 2019

For the first time, total research and development performed in the United States has surpassed $500 billion, reaching $515.3 billion in 2016, a $22 billion (4.4 percent) increase from the previous year, according to a recent info brief from the National Science Foundation.

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