The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.
The program was established to support the development and dissemination of functional genomic tools and techniques for genome manipulation in model organisms.
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.
Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.
Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.