The US National Science Foundation has declined to supply Representative Lamar Smith (R-Texas) with the reviewer comments concerning five research grants that the agency has funded, ScienceInsider writes.
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In Nature this week: omic analysis of permafrost microbes, hookworm genome, and more.
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Harold Varmus, the director of the National Cancer Institute, has announced that he is stepping down after nearly five years.