NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Both houses of the US Congress yesterday passed budget resolution bills that set the funding levels for federal spending in the next fiscal year.

The $3.5 trillion budget for 2010 sets the spending parameters for the coming year, but does not detail direct spending amounts for specific agencies; those levels will be worked out over the coming months.

The House passed the budget resolution on a vote of 233 to 103, without any support from Republican representatives and 17 Democrats voting against it.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Researchers report that what scents someone picks up can reflect their complement of immune genes.

The New York Times examines ethics and China's push to lead biomedical research.

At her blog, Sally Rockey dives into National Institutes of Health funding data.

In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture in Brazilians, characterization of novel double-stranded RNA mycovirus, and more.