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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.

Geisinger will use the funding to develop genomic-based approaches for detecting arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy to aid in early intervention.

Some Steps

The US National Institutes of Health apologizes for its inaction on combatting sexual harassment, the Huffington Post reports.

'Bout a Dozen

The National Institutes of Health has asked a federal oversight office to review a dozen allegations of foreign influence on US research, Stat News reports.

The device can process high-volume sputum samples for PCR-based Mycobacterium tuberculosis detection at smear-negative, culture-positive levels.

The project has signed up about 170,000 participants so far, of whom 100,000 are fully enrolled, and plans to enhance recruitment through pop-up clinics.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.

According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.

New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.