June 2, 2014
If anyone still needs convincing of the importance of scientists' working harder to communicate more effectively about their work, the proposed Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Act now making its way through the Republican-controlled House of Representatives should be instructive. Under Chairman Lamar Smith (R–TX), the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology has come up with legislation that would, for the first time, allow Congress to set the budgets of the divisions of the National Science Foundation (NSF) individually. To read more, click here.
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