NIH

Weathers It All

Francis Collins tells CNBC that the National Institutes of Health has made it through good and bad times.

Nearly a third of studies funded by the National Institutes of Health are cited by patents, according to a new study.

HHS Secretary Tom Price says the NIH budget contains unneeded expenses that can be trimmed, Stat News reports.

The proposed cut comes on the heels of a budget proposal that would reduce the NIH's fiscal year 2018 budget by 20 percent.

In Other Cuts

The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

Preprints OK

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

The semifinalists will receive $50,000 each to develop prototypes of their concepts for submission in the second phase of the challenge.

Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

Enrolling more participants from groups underrepresented in biomedical research is a laudable goal, but the current administration's policies may make it hard to achieve.

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Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.

Bill Gates tells the Telegraph that bioterrorism is a serious risk.

The March for Science is to take place tomorrow, and supporters are tapping their creative energies to create placards to carry.

CBS News reports that the White House Science Fair is to continue under President Donald Trump.