Science Policy Roundup: January 17, 2014

The world of science policy can be hard to keep up with, especially when a scientist is consumed at the bench. That’s where the Policy Blotter comes in! The Science Policy Roundup features the week’s science policy news.

There was one topic on everyone’s mind this week: the budget. Congress miraculously worked together to develop a bipartisan appropriations bill to keep the government functioning. The question for scientists was how research funding agencies fared. Read about it in the following articles:

The Budget Deal Came Out And The Scientific Research Community Isn’t Thrilled – Huffington Post Politics

A Scientist Laments The NIH Budget: I’m ‘Bitter And Cynical’ About The World I ‘Wanted To Help’ – Huffington Post Politics

(Some) Relief For Research Scientists In Congressional Budget Deal – Talking Points Memo

U.S. Science Agencies Get Some Relief in 2014 Budget – ScienceInsider

Here come appropriations! – ASBMB Policy Blotter

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