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Stories with subject: Scientific research funding
  • Purdue scientist gets $1.5 million grant for study habits 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 4:04 am

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A Purdue University cognitive scientist has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to develop a new computer tool to help fourth- and fifth-graders improve study habits.

  • Scientists at Brown University studying fungus killing bats story has photos
    Updated: Jul-12-15 9:44 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Researchers in Rhode Island may be one step closer to figuring out how a mysterious disease known as white-nose syndrome is killing off bats across North America.

  • Big House vote to speed drug approvals, boost research story has photos
    Updated: Jul-10-15 3:43 pm

    WASHINGTON - For the second time this year, the House used overwhelming bipartisan unity Friday to approve health legislation, this time voting to bolster biomedical research and streamline how the government approves drugs and medical devices.

  • Ex-Iowa State scientist gets prison for faking HIV research 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 5:08 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - A former Iowa State University scientist who altered blood samples to make it appear he had achieved a breakthrough toward a potential vaccine against HIV was sentenced Wednesday to more than 4 ½ years in prison for making false statements in research reports.