NIH: Job Creator

A new report from the US Government Accountability Office shows that the $8.2 billion NIH received from the government during the 2009 stimulus created at least 21,000 jobs, reports ScienceInsider's Jocelyn Kaiser. When NIH received the funds, the agency's acting director Raynard Kington told Congress that the additional money would help create jobs.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.