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N.I.H. Head Calls for End to All-Male Panels of Scientists

The word “scientist” does not specify a gender. And yet, for eons — well, ever since…

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Wednesday that the federal government would sharply curtail federal spending…

Melania Trump Celebrates, With Superlatives, ‘Be Best’ Campaign

WASHINGTON — Without concrete policy goals, Melania Trump has spent the past year relying on the…

Wary of Chinese Espionage, Houston Cancer Center Chose to Fire 3 Scientists

Two tenured scientists at a renowned cancer hospital in Houston have resigned, and the hospital is…

‘Partly Alive’: Scientists Revive Cells in Brains From Dead Pigs

In a study that raises profound questions about the line between life and death, researchers have…

Duke University to Pay $112.5 Million to Settle Claims of Research Misconduct

Duke University will pay $112.5 million to the federal government to settle allegations that researchers submitted…

Congress Warns Against Medicaid Cuts: ‘You Just Wait for the Firestorm’

WASHINGTON — If President Trump allows states to convert Medicaid into a block grant with a…

Studies of Deadly Flu Virus, Once Banned, Are Set to Resume

Research that could make flu viruses more dangerous, and that the government suspended in 2014 because…

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns to Work at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court on Friday to participate in…