Money in Translation

The UK, too, is investing in translational research, reports Nature's The Great Beyond blog. Beginning next April, the National Institute for Health Research will receive a 30 percent increase in funding. Over five years, £775 million will be given to its biomedical research units and centers.

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.

CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.