Catalyst: News in the Field

by SRA International on April 28, 2017

The National Institutes of Health has long been a treasure of undetermined worth. The largest funder of life science research in the world, the NIH spends about $30 billion annually on academic research.... Read more

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by SRA International on April 28, 2017

Organizers of Saturday’s March for Science hailed the global event as a success — but they didn’t stop to celebrate for long.... Read more

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by SRA International on April 28, 2017

Adjusting the frequency of eye screenings for people with type 1 diabetes based on their risk of severe eye problems would result in fewer eye exams at lower cost and quicker diagnosis and treatment of advanced retinopathy, which can otherwise lead to vision loss.... Read more

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by SRA International on April 28, 2017

Analysis of daily gene activation in a patient with severe Ebola virus disease cared for at the National Institutes of Health in 2015 found changes in antiviral and immune response genes that pinpointed key transition points in the response to infection.... Read more

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by SRA International on April 28, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University physicists have created a fluid with negative mass, which is exactly what it sounds like. Push it, and unlike every physical object in the world we know, it doesn’t accelerate in the direction it was pushed. It accelerates backwards.... Read more

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by SRA International on April 28, 2017

From flowers' microscopic cells to thunderstorms called supercells, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) are studying the science of spring.... Read more

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by SRA International on April 28, 2017

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, today announced approximately $9 million in first-year funding, subject to availability, for seven malaria research centers around the world.... Read more

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by SRA International on April 28, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced changes in eligibility requirements for the Alan T. Waterman Award, which annually recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by NSF.... Read more

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by SRA International on March 28, 2017

A majority of academic medical centers (AMCs) have now adopted conflict of interest policies (COI) to address relationships with pharmaceutical and device industries that can increase the risk of bias in patient care, education and research... Read more

by SRA International on March 28, 2017

UK scientists who had vigorously protested against a planned shake-up of the way their country’s research is funded say they’re largely reassured after the government announced amendments to the plans.... Read more

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