This article mistakenly reported that Exxon Mobil has funded the Harvard Malaria Initiative to sequence the genome of Plasmodium falciparum. In fact, the genome was sequenced in 2002, and the Exxon grant will help Harvard researchers study the mechanisms and genomics of the organism.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.