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The best reads in science/science policy 03/10/-03/17/017

By | March 20, 2017

The big news this week was the release of President Trump’s initial budget plan. If you haven’t taken the chance to take a look at it yet, be sure to read up on its potentially devastating effects, how Republicans in Congress are responding to it, and what happens next. While this is what’s on everybody’s… Read More »

The best reads in science/science policy 03/03/17-03/10/17

By | March 13, 2017

1. Vox explain’s Trump’s FDA pick Trump intends to nominate Scott Gottlieb, a doctor and former FDA deputy commissioner, to head the FDA. As I’ve mentioned before, President Trump aims to shorten drug approval times and cut the FDA’s regulations surrounding drug acceptance, something Gottlieb also supports. It’s not all bad though: Gottlieb wants to… Read More »