This article has been corrected to note that the paper was commissioned by the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, not SACGHS. ACHDNC also will receive the recommendations from the authors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Department of Health and Human Services plans to review the practices and policies surrounding the use and storage of dried newborn blood spots after screenings in biobanks, and a new white paper will frame the issues that HHS will consider.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

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