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News Sequestration Becomes 2016 Buzzword September 6, 2015 | The HillMany 2016 Republican presidential candidates are being asked whether sequestration should be lifted and how it should be lifted. Sequestration is a set of automatic federal government spending cuts that will take effect on October 1 unless a budget deal is reached. Scientists Await Details of Reform of the Controversial Human Brain Project September 3, 2015 | Science BusinessA year after neuroscientists voiced concerns to the European Commission about the Human Brain Project, researchers are still waiting for details of the proposed reforms. Last summer, scientists voiced concerns over the project’s governance and scientific validity, and now await the release of a new Framework Partner Agreement to details the goals of the project. Watch a webinar about how to advocate…


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