Thomas Frieden, the former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Group K said that the partners are developing a RT-LAMP system for use at the point of care in resource-limited areas where real-time RT-PCR is not available.
The budget calls for $34.4 billion for the NIH in the coming fiscal year, including $492 million in resources made available through the 21st Century Cures Act.
Sequencing has helped identify where an E. coli outbreak may have originated, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
A partial US government shutdown would affect scientific research, Nature News says.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.
Signature Science will assess the validity of metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analyses to detect the transmission of viable pathogens in healthcare settings.
Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.
The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.
A US House of Representatives committee calls on the Foundation for the NIH and the CDC Foundation to be more transparent about their donors, Stat News says.
Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.
University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.
The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.
In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.