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UCLA spent $4.5 million on legal costs in Sangji case

20 October 2014  News and Analysis

University defends spending in case brought against chemistry professor, highlighting $20 million investment in lab safety


Plea for EU to act on GM from plant scientists

31 October 2014 News and Analysis

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Open letter from top researchers decries politicisation of the approval process for genetically modified crops

Financial hurdles prevent women returning to STEM

29 October 2014 News and Analysis

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Survey suggests women in science and engineering careers find it hard to return to work following a break

China's science academy launches new reform drive

28 October 2014 News and Analysis

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Nation's largest science body will be reshuffled amid government concerns over lack of research breakthroughs

Nuclear chief heads back to academia  

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s chairman resigns, saying she has achieved her mission...

Next milestone in US HCFC phase out  

Ozone-depleting refrigerants will be phased out by 2020 under new rules

US agency fast-tracks Ebola vaccine development  

Health and Human Services invests almost $6 million to ready an Ebola vaccine candidate fo...

Research to make pathogens more dangerous halted  

US agencies temporarily suspend funding certain ‘gain-of-function’ research until new ...

Free legal help for embattled US scientists  

Pro bono effort to defend government and university scientists from ‘harassment campaign...


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