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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.

A GAO review finds no evidence of disparities in grant success rates by gender at agencies with sufficient data, but some agencies are not conducting required Title IX compliance reviews.


In PLOS this week: role for Notch signaling in congenital heart disease, sciatica risk variants, and more.

Researchers in China have used the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing approach to alter the length of hair fibers in cashmere goats.

According to ScienceInsider, the Scripps Research Institute and the California Institute for Biomedical Research are merging.

National Cancer Institute researchers didn't report severe adverse events to Food and Drug Administration in a timely manner, the Wall Street Journal reports.