Seattle Biomedical Research Institute

Leroy Hood called the bill short-sighted and said that over the long-term it could potentially reduce the attractiveness of starting up companies in the Seattle area.

SBRI is hoping to increase its staff to 400 in 2010, and it expects to conduct research to complement the systems biology work and informatics developed by the Institute for Systems Biology.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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