Obama Promises to Protect Peer Review in Salute to NAS | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

President Barack Obama faces plenty of critics in Washington these days. But he found an appreciative audience today at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS), where he delivered a speech celebrating the august body's 150th anniversary. In addition to touting his administration's support for research, Obama took an oblique swipe at political adversaries in Congress who want to require the National Science Foundation (NSF) and other funding agencies to adopt new grant funding criteria.(...) - ScienceInsider, by David Malakoff on 29 April 2013