This week, Inside Higher Ed noted that of the 18 foreign associates and 72 new National Academy of Sciences inductees, only nine are women. Today, the UK's Royal Society announced its election of eight new foreign members and 44 new fellows — of whom five are women.
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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.
The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.
Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.
In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.