Some women's health advocacy groups are pushing the US Food and Drug Administration to not approve Roche's cobas HPV test to replace the Pap test as a first-line choice for cervical cancer screening, the AP reports.
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Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.
Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.
Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.
In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.