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Even with proposed cuts unlikely to materialize, the Atlantic's Ed Yong writes that the specter of them is still felt.

Cuts Proposed

The Trump administration budget proposal includes a $6 billion cut to the National Institutes of Health budget.

At the Atlantic, Ed Yong reports that the Trump Administration is considering capping NIH's indirect cost payments at 10 percent.

Not So Much For It

In a hearing, US lawmakers noted their dissatisfaction with proposed NIH budget cuts, according to ScienceInsider.

NIH Director Francis Collins tells Yahoo! News that Congress' decision to give the agency additional funding was "reassuring."

Just Talk?

Bloomberg Gadfly's Max Nisen says to not take threats by the Trump Administration to cut NIH funding at face value.

US lawmakers hammer out a budget deal for this fiscal year that includes a boost for the National Institutes of Health budget.

US lawmakers call for a fund to deal with public health crises, according to Morning Consult.

Neither Side Pleased

Both Republicans and Democrats are wary of proposed cuts to the NIH budget, the New York Times reports.

Weathers It All

Francis Collins tells CNBC that the National Institutes of Health has made it through good and bad times.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.