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The bill would increase funding for a number of NIH projects including the All of Us precision medicine initiative and the BRAIN initiative.

The US National Institutes of Health has prevented two doctors critical of a study from speaking with investigators, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The Hill reports that Democrats in the US House of Representatives have proposed adding about $2 billion to the National Institutes of Health budget for 2020.

Gencove offers low-coverage whole-genome sequencing and has developed imputation algorithms and informatics to extract useful information from the data.

Science reports that MD Anderson Cancer Center has dismissed three researchers over foreign tie concerns.

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NIH Director Francis Collins apologizes for security blocking two Iranian researchers from the agency campus, according to the Washington Post.

The funding will enable the Institute for Genome Sciences to pursue a number of infectious disease research initiatives using omics technologies.

The effort, outlined in a Development Cell paper published online today, aims to complement the ongoing Human Cell Atlas initiative, but with a focus on pediatric health.

The Telomere-to-Telomere consortium has already generated a gapless assembly of the human X chromosome and aims to complete all chromosomes over the next two years or so.

Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.

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NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.

In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.