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For now, the center is planning how to create a venue that would grow the state's established biotech sector by capitalizing on the nanotech sector that has emerged in recent years in its Piedmont Triad region.

While kicking off an overhaul of healthcare, the 2010 budget also proposes doubling cancer funding and increasing NSF research funds.

A majority of US tech-transfer offices said their main goals are to provide a service to faculty entrepreneurs and translate university research into commercial products — but much less so to maximize licensing revenue or provide research support, according to the survey.

The stimulus package aimed at stemming the recession gives NIH a "bold" funding boost for 2009 and 2010.

The final version of the $787 billion economic stimulus act contains $10 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health, as well as billions of dollars of funding for other science funding agencies.

The House passed the bill and the Senate is expected to vote today or tonight. The package includes $10B for NIH, $19B for Health IT, and other science funding.

At ABRF's annual conference this week, a panel talked about funding, personnel, and other issues involved in running of a mass-spectrometry core laboratory.

Saying health research sparks stimulus, Senators Harkin and Specter add $6.5 billion to the Senate's bill.

However, a state official said several factors may enable Maryland to spend more cash on life-sci projects than are currently planned for the year beginning July 1.

Core lab facilities try to keep their customers' research competitive with high-quality data and cutting-edge tools, but budget concerns and choosing the right technology make it a balancing act. Here's how they do it.

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A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.