The acting director of the NIH, Raynard Kington, has warned universities to apply for stimulus-package grants only if they plan to hire people straightaway. According to the New York Times, that's not a problem.

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In Science this week: caution urged in use of gene drives, and more.

NIH's Sally Rockey examines the tapped and untapped potential of the NIH peer reviewer pool.

PLOS Biology has asked researchers how they envision the future of genetics and genomics.

Representative Lamar Smith brings back a provision to require the National Science Foundation to certify that each study it funds is "in the national interest."