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

Bursts of Activity

The NASA Twins Study says being in space leads to altered DNA methylation and expression, Space.com reports.

Edits to Endure Space

A NASA technologist tells The Times that the agency is looking into altering the DNA of Mars-bound astronauts.

Through metagenomic and other analysis, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory-led team found that the fungal diversity of the habitat changed as people lived there.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is providing informatics services for an NCI-funded project to standardize cancer genomics ontologies.

The Verge speaks with Mark and Scott Kelly, who are the subjects of NASA's Twin Study.

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

Preliminary results from the NASA Twins Study indicate changes in DNA methylation and gene expression due to life in space, Nature News says.

The next step to sequencing organisms found on the ISS or in space is to automate sample and library prep, according to a NASA microbiologist.

Researchers begin to study samples from the NASA Twins Study, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.