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A European Union report says that EU countries have grown their research force and attracted record amounts of R&D funding. However, Science points out that the EU is behind in attaining its self-imposed goal of reaching 3 percent R&D intensity (research spending as a percent of GDP) by 2010, coming in at 1.84 percent, though that figure varies by country.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.