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This Week in Science Policy and Advocacy

Read science policy and advocacy news from the week of May 18, 2018

SfN Members Showcase Their BRAIN Initiative Funded Research on Capitol Hill

Neuroscientists gathered on Capitol Hill for The BRAIN Fair to celebrate five years of investment in the BRAIN Initiative.

Rep. Tom Cole and Sen. Roy Blunt Honored for Increasing Biomedical Research Funding

SfN's 2017 Public Advocacy Award is given to leaders dedicated to advancing biomedical research.

SfN Applauds Funding Bill Giving $3 Billion Boost for NIH Biomedical Research

The Society for Neuroscience thanks Congress for providing an additional $3 billion in funding for biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the FY2018 omnibus appropriations bill.

Sexually Naïve Male Mice, Fathers Respond Differently to Pups

Sexually naïve male mice respond differently to the chemical signals emitted by newborn pups than males that have mated and lived with pregnant females, according to a study published March 20 in The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings may help scientists to better understand the changes that take place in the brains of some mammals during the transition into parenthood.