Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science.
In our penultimate column, we explore whether one candidate has a record better indicating support for scientific research
New designs make suffering through freezing desolation in the name of research actually look okay.
Scientific organizations worry that a movement to grant more rights to pets could spill over to mice and lab rats.
PopSci talks with the new reproductive technology watchdog.
What do the candidates' records say about their positions on genetic technology?
How will the next American president keep the country at the center of the high-tech universe?
New rules allow for creation of new stem cell lines, and the use of older lines
Armed with better batteries and stronger materials, new submersibles aim to go deeper than ever before and open up the whole of the unexplored ocean to human eyes
The move comes after an injunction barring federal funding for stem cell research
Fires force lab to close, but officials say hazardous materials are secured
Careers: Defense researcher, engineer
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
Where students study the phenomenon, and get to play Zeus
Fun for students, but tough luck for the crash-test dummy
Home base for some of tomorrow's great rocket scientists
Obama also called on the private sector to develop new gun-safety technology.
A report from the National Institutes of Health council recommends that the agency put out to pasture all but 50 of the chimpanzees it uses in research.