Science policy news weekly roundup: November 21, 2014

The roundup is formatted with the title of the story, followed by the news source in parentheses and a brief summary. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to esiebrasse@asbmb.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup.

Next battle in the war on science (Politico) Science funding may come under an increasing number of attacks in 2015, especially research regarding global warming and social science.

Senator believe tech agenda will be passed (Back Channel) Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, believes a tech agenda, including legislation on immigration of skilled workers, will be passed in 2015.

The Gates Foundation pushes to make more academic research free and open to the public (Vox) The Gates Foundation will require all grantees to make their research publications immediately free and open to the public beginning in 2017.

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