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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.

The editorial board of the New York Times laments proposed cuts to science spending in the US.

HHS Secretary Tom Price says the NIH budget contains unneeded expenses that can be trimmed, Stat News reports.

Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

From the Overhead

ScienceInsider reports that the Trump Administration budget blueprint may also include cuts to indirect costs.

President Donald Trump's budget blueprint includes a nearly 20 percent cut for the National Institutes of Health.

A floated budget plan could see non-military discretionary spending in the US — which includes science agency funding — fall, the New York Times reports.

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A new analysis founds that nearly half the late-stage clinical trials sponsored by a US National Cancer Institute program influence patient care.

Technology Review reports that sickle cell patients are optimistic about gene editing to treat their disease, but are worried about how available it will be.

The owner of the GEDmatch website tells CBS12 he is considering charging law enforcement a fee to use the site.

In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.