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Two advocacy groups argued in a new report for changes to how the US National Institutes of Health is funded.

The 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill requests a $150 million increase in funding to NIH for the current fiscal year, which began on Oct. 1. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The 2015 federal budget proposal that the Obama Administration released today seeks a marginal increase in funding for the National Institutes of Health — an increase of nearly one percent — to $30.36 billion from $30.15 billion in FY 2014, according to the US Departme

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Advocates for federal spending on biomedical research want to put a face on the pain inflicted by the long-term budget cuts and the recent sequestration that have struck the National Institutes of Health.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US investment in the Human Genome Project and the ensuing federal funding for genome science has reaped massive economic benefits, with nearly a trillion dollars having been returned on these investments, according to a new study from the R&D analysis organizat

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A key US Senate subcommittee yesterday approved a spending bill for fiscal 2013 that would provide $30.7 billion to the National Institutes of Health, a marginal increase of around $100 million compared with the funding for the current fiscal year.

NIH funded 487,900 jobs in 2010 and generated $68 billion in economic activity, a coalition of public and private partners said in a new report.

A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.