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STEM crisis or STEM surplus? Yes and yes (Bureau of Labor Statistics) STEM workforce issues are clouded by which sector of the workforce is being examined.
Underfunding of Research Offers States an Economic Opportunity (Governing) As federal research funding stagnates, an opportunity emerges for states to step in as research leaders.
A recent article in Science Translational Medicine by Levine, et al, explains how the decline in federal support for biomedical research will affect patient care at academic medical centers. While that article is behind a paywall, these reports summarize the paper:
21st Century Cures Act:
21st Century Cures Act progresses through US Congress (The Lancet) The 21st Century Cures Act was unanimously approved by the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce.
“21st Century Cures” Could Revolutionize Biotech (Money Morning)