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The third set of papers out this week from The Cancer Genome Atlas touches on ways to cluster tumors, oncogenic processes that contribute to oncogenesis, and more.

With integrated data for thousands of TCGA tumors, teams explored cancer subtypes, searched for prognostic insights, began mapping immune cell interactions, and more.

The NIH has committed $2 million in FY19 for projects to build informatics tools that can be used to better understand the functions of understudied proteins.

NIH and Inova Health System are populating the nascent Genomic Ascertainment Cohort with data from ClinSeq and Inova's longitudinal family study

Trump has repeatedly threatened to drastically slash NIH funding, but its new $37 billion budget is a historic high.

President Trump had earlier in the day said on Twitter that he was considering vetoing the bill over an immigration issue and a lack of funding for a proposed Mexican border wall.

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

Increasing NIH funding has been a priority for Congress in recent years, despite calls from the White House to trim the agency's budget.

Applicants will be expected to develop the capacity to conduct up to 200,000 genome-wide assays per year and generate high-quality genotyping and genome sequence data.

For So Much Data

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

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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.