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The Carlsbad, California-based company said that the contract — its third with the EPA — has a potential value of $25 million over five years.

Long Time to Recover

The New York Times looks into the waning influence of science on US governmental policy-making.

Use the Best

The editors of six major scientific journals criticize a rule proposed by the US Environmental Protection Agency, Science News reports.

New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.

Closed, Again

The partial federal government shutdown in the US affects a number of science agencies, ScienceInsider reports.

Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

Pesticides, Not Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration says that modified mosquitos that act as pesticides are not drugs, according to the Associated Press.

The US Environmental Protection Agency has approved an RNAi-based insecticide, according to the Atlantic.

President Donald Trump's budget blueprint includes a nearly 20 percent cut for the National Institutes of Health.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Environmental Protection Agency last week formally released the recommendations of a scientific advisory panel assembled earlier this year to explore the possible risks associated with plants modified to express gene-silencing dsRNAs, particularly for insecticidal ap

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

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