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Bullet peer-review · Aug 29, 2022

Is Peer Review Risk Averse?

The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) and Washington State University have published the results from an experiment of grant peer reviewers’ evaluations that suggest proposal risk dominates project assessment.
Bullet policy · Aug 15, 2022

Congress Passes Landmark Climate Bill

Both chambers of Congress have now passed a sweeping climate, healthcare, and tax reform bill that would inject roughly $369 billion into programs to combat climate change and boost clean energy production.