federal budget

Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

While the President's budget proposal would slash the NIH's budget by 27 percent, the White House is seeking additional funding to bring the agency's budget to its 2017 level.

Toward a Budget

Leaders in the US Senate have come up with a budget agreement to keep the government funded, though it still needs to pass, the New York Times reports.

Shutdown in the US

Lacking funding, the US federal government has shut down, leading science agencies to cease much of their work.

The US federal government, including science agencies, prepare for a possible shutdown if a stopgap spending bill isn't passed by tonight.

Little Bit Longer Now

A continuing resolution keeps the US government funded, but gives uncertainty to science agencies's budgets, ScienceInsider says.

Don't Say It

The Washington Post reports that US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials have been told to avoid certain terms.

The New York Times writes that US lawmakers have rejected President Trump's proposal to cut NIH funding.

With Strings

Lawmakers approve a flat budget for the US National Science Foundation, but suggest how to spend it, ScienceInsider reports.

A House bill would increase the US National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent, but prohibit it from funding research that uses fetal tissue.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.