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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.

Not Getting the Funds

Congressional Republicans' criticism of NSF could come down in part to their constituents not being among those funded, a post at Vox's Mischiefs of Factions says.

Lasting Mark

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

And Now, Science

The Huffington Post writes that with new leadership, science is coming back to the US House of Representatives science committee.

'Bout a Dozen

The National Institutes of Health has asked a federal oversight office to review a dozen allegations of foreign influence on US research, Stat News reports.

The US House of Representatives' science committee will have new members in leadership roles, ScienceInsider reports.

Open for a While

Though the US government is open, ScienceInsider says it'll be a while before everything is back to normal at federal research agencies.

So the Ripples Go

The effects of the partial government shutdown in the US on science keep spreading.

Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.

Shutdown and the FDA

According to Stat News, the partial government shutdown in the US could soon affect the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to review new drugs.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.