Randomized clinical trials: Slow death by a thousand unnecessary policies?
- Bipartisan bill to boost U.S. competitiveness. // Industrial Engineer: IE;Mar2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p18
The article focuses on a package of three bills collectively titled the Protect America's Competitive Edge Act (PACE Act). The Act, introduced by senators Pete Domenici, Jeff Bingaman, Lamar Alexander and Barbara Mikulski in January, implements 20 recommendations contained in a recent report by...
- Drive to double R&D spending gains momentum. // Issues in Science & Technology;Fall98, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p25
Stresses the importance of national investments in research and development (R&D) in the United States (US). Provision of the Federal Research Investment Act (S.2117) introduced by Senators Bill Frist and John Rockefeller; Other R&D investment legislation introduced in the US.
- Support for science funding. Merenstein, Ray; Bowdy, Matthew A. // Issues in Science & Technology;Fall2001, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p27
Comments on two articles about the science policy of the United States (U.S.) which appeared in the Spring 2001 issue of 'Issues in Science and Technology.' Proposal to increase the fundings for all federal research agencies; Benefits of scientific research; Public opinion on the importance of...
- Cuts may force cancellation of Austrian research grants. Schiermeier, Quirin // Nature;3/30/2000, Vol. 404 Issue 6777, p429
Reports on the Austrian government's decision to reduce the annual budget of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). Plans of FWF to cancel two of the six rounds of grants awards that it makes every year; Cost-cutting budget introduced by the government.
- Government finds extra lab money. // Electronics Weekly;1/23/2002, Issue 2036, p2
Reports on the funds released by the government of Great Britain for research in universities in 2002. Aim of the Research Assessment Exercise; Information on the inquiry launched by the Science & Technology Committee.
- Renewable energy: The carrot and the stick. Ward, Susan // Composites Technology;Feb2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p5
In this article the author argues that the U.S. federal government is seeking to attract businesses into the alternative energy market with a classic carrot-and-stick approach, defined as a policy of offering both rewards and punishment to induce behavior. She believes that the carrots are...
- How the grant system works. // Finweek;2/26/2009 Survey Supplement, p20
The article focuses on the computation of government aids to research. It says that a research by Vaughan reported that the actual grant received an individual institution in 2007 was equal to the institution's weighted research output multiplied by the total subsidy of the research and divided...
- Cellular Divide. Begley, Sharon; Murr, Andrew; Check, Erika; Rogers, Adam // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);7/16/2001 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 138 Issue 3, p46
Discusses the controversy over research on stem cells taken from human embryos in the United States. Mention that the embryos are often left over at in vitro fertilization centers; Topic of the moral and ethical issues surrounding the research; Question of whether President George W. Bush will...
- Bush wrestles over embryo ethics. Kiefer, Francine // Christian Science Monitor;7/19/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 164, p1
Focuses on the question of whether United States President George W. Bush will allow federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. View that Bush is going about making his decision in a painstaking, deliberate way; View that Bush is trying to balance possible benefits of research with...