ScienceWorksforUs, an initiative backed by the Science Coalition, the Association of American Universities, and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, aims to show how stimulus funding has affected research at American universities. By mousing over a state on the map, it shows the number of grants and dollar totals given to that state and clicking on it gives a list of institutions that received funds, sometimes with links to those institutions stimulus reporting page.

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The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

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