A bill passed by a US House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee would give scientific agencies including the National Science Foundation boosts in funding.
The Hill reports that Democrats in the US House of Representatives have proposed adding about $2 billion to the National Institutes of Health budget for 2020.
The Trump Administration's budget proposal for fiscal year 2020 includes a 12 percent cut to National Institutes of Health funding.
The budget calls for $34.4 billion for the NIH in the coming fiscal year, including $492 million in resources made available through the 21st Century Cures Act.
ScienceInsider reports that US President Donald Trump's call for more funding for childhood cancer research may focus on data sharing.
Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Chemical & Engineering News writes that President Donald Trump's State of the Union address mostly disappointed science advocates.
Though the US government is open, ScienceInsider says it'll be a while before everything is back to normal at federal research agencies.
The effects of the partial government shutdown in the US on science keep spreading.
Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.
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.
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