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Arizona State University said this week that Raymond DuBois will take over as executive director of its Biodesign Institute on Dec. 1.

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Duncan Hall has joined Thermo Fisher Scientific as European regional marketing manager for the company's microbiology division.

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The awards are part of NHLBI's newest proteomics program, which seeks to "understand the mechanisms that underlie many of the clinical questions related to heart, lung, and blood disease," said an official.

NHLBI in late January put out an RFP for the program, which calls for researchers to develop proteomics technologies and apply them to solve clinical puzzles. It is set to begin early next year, shortly after its current two major proteomics initiatives expire.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.