Navigation Links
APS commends President Obama's commitment to greater investment in science
Date:4/28/2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Physical Society commends President Obama's commitment to doubling the budgets at key science and technology agencies; implementing policies that will enhance science and math education; and laying the foundation for directing more than 3 percent of the nation's gross domestic product to investments in research and development. Such investments will ensure that the U.S. develops effective solutions to challenges in energy, health care and the environment. It will allow America to reassert its leadership in scientific research and innovation, enabling our nation to compete successfully in the 21st century global economy.

During his speech at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences on April 27, the President pledged to complete the 10-year doubling of the budgets of the Department of Energy's Office of Science, the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Standards and Technology. He stated, "The commitment I am making today will fuel our success for another 50 years. That is how we will ensure that our children and their children will look back on this generation's work as that which defined the progress and delivered the prosperity of the 21st century."

Michael Lubell, APS director of public affairs, called the speech "extraordinarily forward looking and uplifting." He said, "I cannot recall any President ever placing so much faith in American science. It is now up to the community to deliver the goods."

In addition to outlining his commitments to science research, innovation and education, the President assured that nation that "the days of science taking a back seat to ideology are over." He said that his administration would engage the scientific community public policy decisions through the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), with which he planned to work closely. The Council will be co-chaired by Harold Varmus, Eric Lander a
'/>"/>

Contact: Tawanda W. Johnson
tjohnson@aps.org
202-662-8702
American Physical Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Commends UK Government for Maintaining Its Commitment to the Worlds Poor
2. FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of VisionCares Implantable Telescope for End-Stage Macular Degeneration
3. Task Force Recommends Screening Adolescents for Clinical Depression
4. The AACR commends Senators Kennedy and Hutchison on the 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act
5. Frost & Sullivan Commends Nycomed for Excellence in Product Differentiation Innovation
6. Illinois Hospital Association Commends Governor for Protecting Health Care in State Budget Proposal
7. The National Kidney Foundation of Florida Commends Senator Thad Altman, Representative Ritch Workman for Co-Sponsoring Common Sense Legislation Widely Hailed as Good for Patients, Good for Taxpayers, Good for Florida
8. Virtua Commends Gov. Corzines Charity Care Funding Plan
9. National Multiple Sclerosis Society Commends President Obamas Initial Steps in Removing the Bans on Embryonic Stem Cell Research
10. Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Commends President Obamas Decision to Lift Federal Restrictions on Stem Cell Research
11. Save Abandoned Babies Foundation Commends Illinois Hospitals for Being 100% in Compliance in Displaying Safe Haven Signs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... Shanghai, China (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... for MabThera (rituximab) for the treatment of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma ... Health , a leading global healthcare consulting firm. MabThera ... B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the most common form of NHL. ... Market Access and Barriers,” the incidence of NHL in ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Give a loved one the greatest ... health and vitality. , For a limited time, HealthiPlus ... formulas in special Holiday Wellness gift packages at drastically ... Each bottle contains cutting-edge, proven nutritional support for joints, ... well as we age. , Joint Health ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Texas (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 7,178 ... and bustle of Black Friday shopping and opted instead ... and marketing education company, for their 5th annual “Black ... charged just $7 to attend the 5 hour ... that they promptly donated to support two Central Texas ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... December 22, 2014 NAPW ... Professional Woman of the Year. She is recognized with ... largest, most recognized networking organization of professional women in ... National Association of Professional Women is a vibrant networking ... Chapters. , Ms. Kreider is passionate and committed to ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... 2014 In this report, the ... power source, product, and application. The market, by ... pneumatic instruments. By product, the market covers the ... The handpieces market is further subdivided into drills, ... laparoscopic instruments, shavers, wire/pin drivers, and others. Moreover, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 2Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 3Health News:You Still Have Time to Give the Gift of Health and Vitality to a Mature Loved One 2Health News:Austin Company Digital Marketer Raises 100K to Fight Childhood Cancer 2Health News:Austin Company Digital Marketer Raises 100K to Fight Childhood Cancer 3Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Cheryl A. Kreider, President / CEO of Kreider Health Solutions, LLC, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:Global Powered Surgical Instruments Market Hit to $2.1 billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Global Powered Surgical Instruments Market Hit to $2.1 billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Global Powered Surgical Instruments Market Hit to $2.1 billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... Australian-based,natural health care products company that markets a range ... nature identical ingredients,announced today that its Quit Nits head ... United States through a distribution agreement with,CVS Pharmacies., ... agreement was the,result of two years of hard work ...
... identified a gene that is the key switch that ... , Much like students in a kindergarten class lining ... is identified as Smarcd3, must align correctly with two ... known as myogenesis, said principal investigator Monte Westerfield, a ...
... is a company with a renowned track record ... high throughput technologies. Genomatix algorithms include optimized fast ... complete genome annotation in terms of transcriptome and ... databases in this specific content by a factor ...
... of us probably don,t think much,about being regular, ... Johanson,practicing gastroenterologist at the Beloit Clinic in Beloit, ... health is that we,re,not getting enough fiber., ... http://media.medialink.com/WebNR.aspx?story=34435 Registered journalists can access video, ...
... the top killers in the country, but youd never know it ... of the Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). , Research ... blood pressure, yet many of them dont even know it. ... the medications they need to control it," says Dr. Christopher Granger, ...
... improves access by ... care facilities and consumers, BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. ... health care provider network to provide,routine wellness and ... the company announced today., HealthTransaction Network connects ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Wild Child's 'Quit Nits' Offers a Safe, Natural Alternative to Current Toxic Head Lice Products 2Health News:Wild Child's 'Quit Nits' Offers a Safe, Natural Alternative to Current Toxic Head Lice Products 3Health News:Oregon researchers find trigger gene for muscle development 2Health News:Severe hypertension: 'Silent killer' still on the loose 2Health News:Buffalo Company Launches First-ever National Electronic Transaction Network to Improve Health Care Access for Uninsured and Underinsured 2Health News:Buffalo Company Launches First-ever National Electronic Transaction Network to Improve Health Care Access for Uninsured and Underinsured 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... MARLBOROUGH, Mass , Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ... a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and ... using RNA-targeted technologies, today issued the following open ... Geert Cauwenbergh , Dr. Med. Sc. ... few days a number of inaccurate statements posted ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... YORK , Dec. 22, 2014  Relmada ... novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, ... has been dosed in a pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic ... antagonist for neuropathic pain. Racemic methadone ... of various pain states and substitution therapy in ...
(Date:12/19/2014)...  Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP ) ... the company,s Board of Directors.  Dr. Kadia is ... of Evans Analytical Group, a leading global provider ... to companies in a wide range of industries.   ... Group, Dr. Kadia spent nine years with Life ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 4RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 5RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 6Relmada Therapeutics Doses First Cohort of Subjects in Human Clinical Trial of d-Methadone 2Relmada Therapeutics Doses First Cohort of Subjects in Human Clinical Trial of d-Methadone 3Siddhartha Kadia, Ph.D. Joins Board of Directors of Newport Corporation 2
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report ... The U.S. Medical Laboratories Industry - 10th Edition ... best-selling Marketdata study is a comprehensive analysis of the ... business. The industry was hurt by the recession but ...
... (Nasdaq: OREX ) announced today the upcoming resignation ... Mr. Cooper, who has been with Orexigen for over four ...  He has been commuting from the San Francisco Bay Area ... remain in his current role at Orexigen until the reporting ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds The U.S. Medical Laboratories Industry - 10th Edition 2Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Upcoming Departure of Chief Financial Officer 2Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Upcoming Departure of Chief Financial Officer 3
... The AFX Lens is ... for use in an air-filled ... use as a primary air-fluid ... profile and sutureless design make ...
... 45° Prism is designed ... and are recommended for ... BRVO etc.) and Rhegmatogenus ... be used for panretinal ...
... Chalam Flat is designed for ... and induction of posterior vitreous ... for macula whole surgery, epiretinal ... tractional epiretinal membranes. Direct image ...
... magnification and increased stereopsis, the Central Retinal ... to the equatorial regions. The Central Retinal ... in membrane peeling in proliferative vitreoretinopathy extending ... The ACS Vitrectomy Lenses from Volk can ...
Medicine Products: