• Thank Congress for increasing funding for scientific research. Please send a letter to your members of Congress today to express your appreciation for recently enacted appropriations legislation that increases funding for the United States Geological Survey, Environmental Protection Agency, and other agencies included in the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (HR 2996). With a few clicks of your mouse, you can quickly and easily show your support for continued federal investments in scientific research. Go to http://capwiz.com/aibs/issues/alert/?alertid=14295006 today to let your members of Congress know how important their support for science is to you.

  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced the names of the first United States science envoys: former National Academy of Sciences president Dr. Bruce Alberts, former National Institutes of Health director Dr. Elias Zerhouni, and Nobel Prize-winning chemist Dr. Ahmed Zewail. The science and technology envoys program was created by President Obama in June 2009 to enhance international science and technology partnerships and to jointly combat world challenges in the areas of health, energy, environment, and water.


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