NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (GenomeWeb News) - Genome Canada will receive approximately CA$165 million ($135 million) in funding in the 2005-'06 Canadian federal budget submitted to Parliament on Wednesday.

 

A final vote on the budget takes place on March 9. Votes on any amendments would be on March 7 and 8.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.