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The Department of Energy has announced a new scientific integrity policy, the Verge reports.

The collaborators aim to build an artificial intelligence network that will support Vice President Joe Biden's Cancer Moonshot initiative.

Patterns in the Data

US Department of Energy supercomputers will help power the Cancer Moonshot initiative, Stat News reports.

The partners have planned a three-year pilot and selected three NCI projects to benefit from supercomputers and expertise offered by four DOE labs.

A GAO review finds no evidence of disparities in grant success rates by gender at agencies with sufficient data, but some agencies are not conducting required Title IX compliance reviews.

And Confirmed, Too

Cherry Murray has been confirmed as the new Department of Energy Office of Science head.

The USDA and DOE aim to fund research that will improve the use of biomass and plant feedstocks for the production of fuels or renewable chemical feedstock.

A commission requested by Congress recommends that national labs be given more latitude, ScienceInsider reports.

Work Better Together

Cherry Murray, the nominee to head the Department of Energy's Office of Science, wants to better integrate its national labs with other DOE labs, if confirmed.

The White House has announced nominations for the NSF deputy director and the director of the DOE's Office of Science.

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In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.