News Roundup: Drama, Drama, Science, Drama!

Drama over cancer research data: Vice President Biden’s proposal regarding cancer research data has touched a nerve in the biomedical research community.  Read about it here.

Sponsor news: Want to learn more about DARPA? Look no further.

 NSF’s 2017 Budget: You can see a summary here, or get more information here.

And speaking of budgets, check out Science’s roundup of the 2017 science funding requests in the federal budget.

Finally, (I’m getting tired of saying this!) Lamar Smith: The bill requiring NSF to fund only projects deemed as “in the national interest” has passed the US House. This is not good for science and inquiry. Read more here. 

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