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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.

ProDeGe combines homology- and sequence composition-based methods to automatically identify and remove likely contaminants in single-cell sequence data.

The funding goes to six projects, which will seek to develop better sorghum crops though the use of genetic and other technologies.


In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.