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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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.