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Questions for Price

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

If confirmed as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Tom Price says he will divest himself of certain holdings, according to Stat News.

The Wall Street Journal says President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services traded medical company stock while supporting legislation affecting such firms.

Funding and Spending

Nature News looks into health secretary pick Tom Price's views on research funding.

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, the New York Times reports.

Looking Ahead

Stat News tries to anticipate what the Trump administration might do that will affect science.

Called the Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostic Challenge, the competition is a joint effort between the NIH and the HHS preparedness office.

Start From Scratch

A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report recommends that the attempt to revise the Common Rule start over again, NPR reports.

Six US agencies made Thomson Reuters' list of most innovative government research institutions.

Dozens of government agencies, academic institutions, and a various public and private sector organizations have now committed to driving the initiative forward.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins' response to contamination concerns at the agency might have delayed care.

The final revision of the Common Rule doesn't include the proposed change requiring consent for leftover biospecimens.

The first Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology papers show mixed results.

In Nature this week: mobile phone-based targeted DNA sequencing, and more.