The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.
US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.
Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.
Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.
ScienceInsider says the US National Science Foundation's new rules on sexual harassment leave room for uncertainty.
US President Donald Trump has announced his budget plan for fiscal year 2019 that first calls for research funding cuts, but then erases them.
While the President's budget proposal would slash the NIH's budget by 27 percent, the White House is seeking additional funding to bring the agency's budget to its 2017 level.
The US National Science Foundation is adopting new rules aimed at combating sexual harassment among its grantees.
A continuing resolution keeps the US government funded, but gives uncertainty to science agencies's budgets, ScienceInsider says.
The EDGE program was established to support the development of functional genomic tools and techniques for genome manipulation in model organisms.
Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.
In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.
The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.