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On the Horizon

Paul Nurse, the director of the Francis Crick Institute, says British science will suffer if the UK isn't part of Horizon Europe funding scheme, according to the Guardian.

But Also, Education

The Campaign for Science and Engineering's Sarah Main writes at the Guardian that increased R&D spending should also come with investment in education.

The Competition and Markets Authority is in charge of promoting competition and reducing anti-competitive activities in the UK.

The project dovetails with a separate effort to sequence the whole exomes of the samples, the first 50,000 of which became available to researchers this month.

The institute — part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory — said it will use the new funding to increase its computing, storage, and building capacity.

Can Also Pay for It

The National Health Service in England is to offer healthy individuals the option of paying to have their genomes analyzed, according to the Guardian.

Be OK Post-Brexit

The UK science minister, Sam Gyimah, says researchers there will be OK post-Brexit at ScienceInsider.

Lots of Uncertainty

Nature News looks into how the looming 'Brexit' is affecting researchers in the UK and the Europe Union.

Issues to Overcome

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.

UK regulators have approved the use of mitochondrial transfer in two cases, according to the Guardian.

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Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

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