Category Science

40 Years of North Pacific Seabird Survey Data Now Online

40 Years of North Pacific Seabird Survey Data Now Online Source: U.S. Geological Survey The U.S. Geological Survey today released the North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database — a massive online resource compiling the results of 40 years of surveys by biologists from the United States, Canada, Japan and Russia. The database documents the abundance and […]

Survey of State Government Research and Development: FYs 2012 and 2013

Survey of State Government Research and Development: FYs 2012 and 2013 Source: National Science Foundation These tables present the results of the National Science Foundation (NSF) FY 2012 and FY 2013 Survey of State Government Research and Development, conducted for NSF by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Census Bureau employed a methodology similar to that […]

Federal Support for Nutrition Research Trends Upward as USDA Share Declines

Federal Support for Nutrition Research Trends Upward as USDA Share Declines Source: USDA Economic Research Service A recent ERS analysis of data maintained by DHHS’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) shows that Federal investments in nutrition research more than doubled in real (inflation-adjusted) terms from 1985 to 2009 due to increased DHHS funding, especially between […]