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The funding will support projects involving the use of genomic technologies to improve human health and agriculture, as well as to address key environmental challenges.

CVs at the Ready

Canada begins its search for a chief government science advisor, Nature News reports.

Giving It a Look-Over

Canada establishes panel to review the country's research efforts, ScienceInsider reports.

Unmuzzled

After nine years, the Canadian government is loosening its restrictions on government scientists' ability to speak to the press and public.

The latest Canadian budget includes funding increases for science agencies, ScienceInsider reports.

The country's health minister said the research could help detect plant pests and mislabeled seafood, among other benefits.

Lots to Do

Kirsty Duncan, the new Canadian science minister, has a bit of work ahead of her, Nature News writes.

Canada's new prime minister has created and filled a new science minister post, Nature News reports.

Many researchers in Canada applaud the recent election outcome, ScienceInsider reports.

The instruments will be housed at the new Metabolomics Technology Demonstration Centre and will help firms translate biomarkers into clinical tests.

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In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.

Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.

New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.

NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.