A new analysis of research funding finds that after receiving their first award, female researchers are just about as likely to receive additional awards as male researchers.
With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.
Cancer researcher Alan Rabson has died at 92, the New York Times reports.
The work is being funded with $26.5 million from the 21st Century Cures Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
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A US House of Representatives committee calls on the Foundation for the NIH and the CDC Foundation to be more transparent about their donors, Stat News says.
The company said it will use the funding to accelerate the development of an affordable sequencing test for metagenomic samples.
A US Senate appropriations subcommittee has approved a $2 billion increase in funding for the National Institutes of Health.
The subcommittee called for $2 billion to be added to the NIH's budget next year, increasing it to $39.1 billion.
The firm will use the funds to develop its Singulator system, which uses single-use sample cartridges and reagents to rapidly isolate cells and nuclei.
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.
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