This article has been corrected to reflect that 11 House Democrats joined all of the House Republicans in voting against the bill.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The US House of Representatives last night passed an economic stimulus bill that includes a $3.9 billion funding boost for the National Institutes of Health, as well as $3.4 billion to spend on research infrastructure.

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Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.