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September 12, 2016

Can 21st Century Cures Get a Fair Shake in an Election Year?

The 21st Century Cures Act is an amalgam of ideas with one objective: improving the laborious process of moving medical innovation from the lab to patients’ bedsides. Two years in the making, this bipartisan effort — like any other in Washington — has been amended by compromise...

September 8, 2016

Has DNA met its match as a forensic tool?

The Washington Post – Scientists say a new method of analyzing genetic mutations in proteins in human hair could lead to the first forensic technique other than DNA profiling that could reliably match biological evidence to a single person with scientific precision.

September 8, 2016

The Campaign and Science

Inside Higher Ed – The contrast between the two presidential candidates is a dynamic that has made it a challenge for advocates, government relations types and journalists to project how the election will impact not only basic research funding but issues like regulation.