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  • AIBS Endorses Call to Study Racism in Science
    by AIBS on September 14, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) has endorsed a science community letter supporting House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) request that the National Academies of Sciences, […]

  • Science, Medical Groups Oppose Fetal Tissue Ethics Board Recommendations
    by AIBS on September 14, 2020 at 4:01 pm

    AIBS joined 76 other scientific, medical, and patient groups in expressing concerns about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Human Fetal Tissue Ethics Advisory Board's report that recommends withholding funding for most of the applications […]

  • Relief Negotiations Stall After "Skinny" GOP Proposal Fails in Senate
    by AIBS on September 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    A pared-down COVID-19 relief package introduced by Senate Republicans failed to move forward in the Senate after failing to capture the 60 votes needed to close debate. The chamber voted 52-47 - along party lines. The “skinny” proposal was […]

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