GSA Marches!

April 23, 2017

Yesterday, hundreds of thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts came out in force, rallying at more than 600 locations around the world to support robustly funded and publicly communicated...


I had hoped that it would be a bit of cheery news that dragged me out of retirement from this blog to subject you to...


On Earth Day, April 22, 2017, scientists and other community members across the world will be assembling in a public display of support for science. The...


Science in the 21st Century is built on international collaboration and global cooperation, with progress dependent on the open exchange of ideas, technology, and people...


  Advocating for Model Organism Research This month, GSA member Jeff Leips (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) packed up a few his fruit flies and...


Real nice

February 1, 2016

A worrisome habit is arising among some American politicians. They don’t like what scientists conclude about some supposedly controversial topic so they try to defund...


On the evening of October 28, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.1314, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, the budget deal negotiated by the...