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BU Researchers Welcome Obama’s Final Budget Proposals

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Plan calls for more cancer, cybersecurity, sustainable energy funding in 2017.

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Researchers: Peer Review System for Awarding NIH Grants Is Flawed

The mechanism used by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to allocate government research funds to scientists whose grants receive its top scores works essentially no better than distributing those dollars at random, new research suggests.

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AACN Calls for Strong Investments for Preparing the Nursing Workforce in Light of the President’s FY 2017 Budget

AACN called for stronger investments regarding proposed funding levels outlined in President Obama’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget that would impact the nursing workforce, critical healthcare research, and ultimately, the delivery of care across the nation.

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Federal Investments in Research Enabling Improvements in How We Age

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Federal investments in research are paying off in scientific breakthroughs that are “unleashing the power and potential of proteins” in humans, which, by 2034, will have a significant effect on aging, according to an essay published by the Washington, D.C.-based Science Coalition.

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Women’s Health Issues Commentary: Proposed Planned Parenthood Funding Cuts Would Harm Women in Medically Underserved Communities

Eliminating federal funding for Planned Parenthood, as some members of Congress urge, would only make it harder for low-income women in medically underserved communities to obtain healthcare, warns a new commentary in the journal Women’s Health Issues.

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Nonprofit Calls for Less Talk, More Action to Make the Scientific Enterprise Sustainable

In an article published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, members of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology describe eight steps that should be improve the sustainability of the scientific enterprise.

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World-Leading Big Data Researchers Call for Support for More Accessible and More Effective Storage of Data in the Cloud to Facilitate Genomics Research

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Today in the journal Nature prominent researchers from Canada, Europe and the U.S. have made a powerful call to major funding agencies, asking them to commit to establishing a global genomic data commons in the cloud that could be easily accessed by authorized researchers worldwide.

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Young Scientists to Advocate for Biomedical Research Funding on Capitol Hill

Young scientists from colleges and universities across the United States will arrive on Capitol Hill on Thursday to meet with senators and representatives about the value of biomedical research. Now in its seventh year, the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s (ASBMB) Hill Day will give 20 young researchers the chance to participate in up to 90 meetings with lawmakers and congressional staff about the work they are doing.

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New Study on Research Reproducibility Proposes Fixes for $28 Billion Problem

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Approximately $28 billion per year is spent on preclinical research that is not reproducible AND the cumulative prevalence of irreproducible preclinical research exceeds 50 percent. The study, The Economics of Reproducibility in Preclinical Research, by Drs. Leonard P. Freedman, Iain M. Cockburn and Timothy S. Simcoe, outlines a framework for solutions and a plan for long-term improvements in life science research reproducibility rates.

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Nation’s Research Funding Squeeze Imperils Patient Care, Say Top Medical School Deans

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Constraints in federal funding, compounded by declining clinical revenue, jeopardize more than the nation’s research enterprise. These twin pressures have created a “hostile working environment” that erodes time to conduct research, “discourages innovative high-risk science” and threatens to drive established and early-career scientists out of the field. And this, in turn, undermines patient care, proclaimed deans of leading academic medical centers from across the U.S. The group commentary was published in Science Translational Medicine on Wednesday.

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Trending Stories Report for 30 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: new biotech treatment for radiation proctitis, 3D printing in children's health, work and brain health, the importance of medical research, multi-institute collaboration on medical education technology, tax cuts and the economy, cancer survival, and Alzheimer's research.

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