Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.
The NASA Twins Study says being in space leads to altered DNA methylation and expression, Space.com reports.
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.
A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.
Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.
In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.
A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.