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As the shutdown continues, science is getting hurt
As the U.S. government enters its 28th day of a partial shutdown, the closure of federal science agencies, including the NSF and the Food and Drug Administration, is straining the scientific enterprise. Lapses in federal funding, among other effects, already have delayed and damaged critical research projects. Read more here.
How failed Brexit negotiations might affect scientists
Scientists working in and collaborating with the United Kingdom are likely to be be severely hampered if the British parliament does not agree on how to leave the European Union. Without a deal, imports of scientific materials, access to EU grants and international collaborations all could be affected. Read more here.