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  • Action Alert: Ask Your Senators to Support Investment in NSF
    by AIBS on June 10, 2019 at 3:13 pm

    Congress is working to determine funding levels for federal programs for fiscal year (FY) 2020. On May 22, 2019, the House Appropriations Committee approved $8.6 billion for the National Science Foundation (NSF), an increase of 6.9 percent. Please […]

  • AIBS Honored for Science Policy Advocacy
    by AIBS on June 10, 2019 at 3:13 pm

    The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) has recognized the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) with a Special Service Award for AIBS' advocacy on behalf of natural history museums and other scientific […]

  • Trump Administration Restricts Funding for Fetal Tissue Research
    by AIBS on June 10, 2019 at 3:12 pm

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on June 5, 2019 that it will restrict federal funding for medical research that uses human fetal tissue from elective abortions. According to the department's statement, “Promoting […]

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