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  • Societies Urge Lawmakers to Complete FY 2020 Appropriations
    by AIBS on December 9, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    On December 4, 2019, 162 organizations, including the American Institute of Biological Sciences, sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to complete work on fiscal year (FY) 2020 appropriations. Government agencies, including the National […]

  • Elsevier Signs Open Access Deal with U.S. Institution
    by AIBS on December 9, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    Elsevier, which now describes itself as an “information analytics business,” has inked an open-access agreement with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), the first U.S. institution to enter such an agreement with Elsevier. The […]

  • Journal Editors Criticize EPA Transparency Rule
    by AIBS on December 9, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    In a joint statement, the editors of six major scientific journals have expressed concerns about the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed rule “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science,” which would bar the use of […]

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