The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a $29.5 billion budget for FY 2013, which is a decrease of approximately 5.5 percent over last year. While the overall impact of sequestration was known, now the biomedical research community has more details.
Review Article by Redfern et al: Functional Assessments in Repeat-Dose Toxicity Studies: The Art of the Possible, by Will S. Redfern, Lorna C. Ewart, Pierre Lainée, Mark Pinches, Sally Robinson, and Jean-Pierre Valentin
DFG/ICSU/ISSC Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science
The DFG, ICSU and ISSC are organising a networking conference in April 2013 in Villa Vigoni at Lake Como in Italy. Young scientists working on integrated science on food systems are invited to submit their proposals.