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In Nature this week: researchers from the NIH Common Fund Human Biomolecular Atlas Program discuss the project's mission, and more.

Acquired epilepsy is a form of the neurological disorder that results from other conditions such as stroke, infections, and traumatic brain injury.

The company aims to repurpose drugs by translating the mechanisms that allow hibernating animals to withstand the stresses of extended sleep.

A new report finds that 3 percent of grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health involve at least one researcher with a financial conflict of interest, ScienceInsider says.

Using 350 human genomes from different populations, the two centers plan to develop a multi-genome reference sequence that is as complete as possible.

The bill would provide additional funding to each NIH institute and center, and would follow a 5.4 percent budget increase received in fiscal 2019.

The award will fund optimization of the Hemopurifier exosome isolator, with an eye towards developing applications in cancer research and clinical care.

Up in the Air

Nature News reports that Congress needs to move quickly to pass spending bills before the fiscal year ends to fund science agencies.

The researchers will evaluate recent developments in human genome editing as well as responses from the public and scientific communities.

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According to Gizmodo, researchers have developed a list of a million nucleic acid-like polymers that could store genetic information.

An opinion piece in the Washington Post argues that golden rice could save the sight and lives of many children.

US National Institutes of Health has issued a new draft data-sharing policy, ScienceInsider reports.

In Cell this week: analysis of immune microenvironment in hepatocellular carcinoma, proteogenomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.