Science and the Shutdown

The Latest Shutdown Information for NIH- and NSF-Funded Researchers

Unless lawmakers reach a last-minute deal to keep the government open, at midnight tonight the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) will go into a sort of hibernation mode. For more information on the shutdown, see this post from Jeffrey Mervis and David Malakoff on our sister site ScienceInsider.

On Friday, we described the likely impact on scientists funded by NIH and NSF if an agreement to continue funding the federal government isn't reached by midnight tonight. Here's what we've learned since Friday: (Link takes you to our sister site, Science Careers.)