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Agreement Ahead?

The final text of the bill to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act might smooth over the differences between NSF and the House science committee, ScienceInsider says.

The firm will develop a platform to detect toxic algal blooms in freshwater and marine environments using its Array System and LightDeck technology.

Grand Ideas for NSF

The director of the US National Science Foundation outlines her research plans for the agency, ScienceInsider reports. 

The House of Representatives science committee has approved a measure that includes new rules for large National Science Foundation projects, ScienceInsider reports.

One Big Pot

The chair of the US House of Representatives subcommittee that controls the National Science Foundation budget says he won't seek to determine funding for the agency by directorate.

FASEB urged Congress to provide the NIH and NSF with increased budgets, citing the importance of biomedical research to human health and the US economy.

Science for Everyone

The US National Science Foundation is starting an initiative aimed at making the scientific community more inclusive.

A new report from the National Science Foundation examines the state of science and engineering in developed and developing nations.

CyVerse, the developers believe, better expresses the platform's capacity to provide data management and computation to researchers across multiple scientific disciplines.

The US Congress has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that includes a hefty increase for NIH, though limits gene-editing research.

Pages

In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.