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Bit Longer at NIH

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.

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

President-elect Donald Trump considers other candidates for director of the National Institutes of Health, Nature News reports.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.

A genome-wide association study and meta-analysis uncovered several possible ties to multiple keratinocyte cancer versus single keratinocyte cancer cases.

The NIH Interview

President-elect Donald Trump has met with candidates for the National Institutes of Health Director position, Stat News reports.

NIH researchers got tantalizingly close to long-term engraftment at levels that could provide a clinical benefit in gene therapy applications.

The agency is seeking grant applications for projects investigating the molecular genetics underlying drug addiction and related co-morbidities.

Researchers identify genes whose expression is dysregulated in premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

The organizations in the consortium will identify, characterize, and catalog human biological molecules affected by physical activity in volunteer biosamples.

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In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.