Though the White House's 2011 budget proposal freezes non-military discretionary spending overall, the National Institutes of Health could be seeing a $1 billion increase, which is a 3.2 percent change, as our sister publication GenomeWeb Daily News noted yesterday. The Obama administration is putting a particular focus on autism and cancer research.

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US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

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