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Bullet policy · Jul 20, 2020

House Begins Work on FY 2021 Appropriations

Over the past two weeks, the House Appropriations Committee has swiftly advanced all twelve appropriations bills for fiscal year (FY) 2021. These bills will now be considered by the full House of Representatives.
Bullet policy, statements · Jul 17, 2020

Joint Letter on Protecting COVID-19 Patient Data

The undersigned organizations write with urgency to strongly recommend that the administration immediately reverse its decision to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the collection and analysis of COVID-19 patient data.
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Bullet policy, statements · Jul 10, 2020

Community Statement Opposing ICE Guidance on Foreign Students

The biological sciences research and education community is deeply concerned by the July 6, 2020, guidance from United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that would force international students to leave the country if they do not participate in in-person instruction during the fall 2020 semester.
Bullet bioscience · Jul 09, 2020

BioScience Impact Continues to Increase

The 2019 Journal Citation Reports® (Source Clarivate, 2020) have been released and the American Institute of Biological Sciences and Oxford University Press are excited to reveal that the Impact Factor for BioScience has risen to 8.282, up from 6.591 last year. This is the 4th highest Impact Factor among biology journals.