NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The US Senate today passed its version of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which holds $10 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health and support of less voluminous levels for other research agencies.

The bill, which passed at a vote of 61 in favor— including three Republican and one Independent votes — and 37 against, will now advance to a joint conference between the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.

Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.