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In PLOS this week: computational strategy for improving gene set analysis testing, miRNAs linked to sleep apnea, and more.

Us Research Program to Test Options for Returning Results

The program's participant center at the Scripps Research Translational Institute is planning to test different modules for returning results.

Eighteen researchers call for a temporary stop to all clinical uses of human germline editing in a piece appearing in Nature.

A statement from NIH Director Francis Collins follows a call by scientists for the moratorium pending the creation of a framework to guide the use of heritable genome editing.

The Trump Administration's budget proposal for fiscal year 2020 includes a 12 percent cut to National Institutes of Health funding.

The budget calls for $34.4 billion for the NIH in the coming fiscal year, including $492 million in resources made available through the 21st Century Cures Act.

"Larger Role"

NIH Director Francis Collins speaks with PBS NewsHour about sexual harassment in the sciences.

The study, which is recruiting 1,130 children with undiagnosed genetic diseases, is testing two web-based interactive tools.

A new analysis by Northwestern University researchers finds that female and male first-time PIs receive differing amounts of funding.

ScienceInsider reports that NIH's inquiries into potentially undisclosed ties to foreign governments could adversely affect international collaborations.

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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.