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This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, researchers at Rockefeller University in New York say intravenous gammaglobulin suppresses inflammation through a novel TH2 pathway. The researchers generated humanized DC-SIGN mice to demonstrate that the anti-inflammatory activity of immunoglobulin can be recreated by the transfer of bone-marrow-derived sFc-treated hDC-SIGN+ macrophages or dendritic cells into naive recipients.

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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.