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The stalemate between President Bush and Congress over this fiscal year’s federal budget all but kills the likelihood that the National Institutes of Health’s fiscal 2008 budget will be increased, says Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.). As a result, he expects Bush to prevail over those in Congress who want to increase the NIH budget beyond the president’s proposed $28.9 billion for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1 — 1.2 percent less than the agency saw in fiscal 2007. “The scientific community ought to be raising hell about that,” Specter says.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.