NEW YORK, March 1 – President George W. Bush has proposed suspending a Department of Commerce program that has helped to support the development of innovative genomics technologies.

“The budget also suspends funding for the Advanced Technology Program which supports research and development activities of private firms, pending a reevaluation of this program,” the budget outline says.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.