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A Senate committee voted unanimously yesterday to approve Kelvin Droegemeier as science advisor, Nature News reports.

Science has drawn up a list of topics to discuss with Kelvin Droegemeier, the nominee to direct the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

The Washington Post reports that President Donald Trump is to nominate Kelvin Droegemeier to be the White House science and technology advisor.

With recent challenges to the US Affordable Care Act, NPR looks into whether there are any ramifications for genetic privacy.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times reports that the White House is considering restriction the types of research Chinese citizens can take part in, sparking concerns.

President Donald Trump offered former Microsoft CEO and philanthropist Bill Gates the presidential science advisor job, but he passed on it, Stat News reports.

Trump has repeatedly threatened to drastically slash NIH funding, but its new $37 billion budget is a historic high.

President Trump had earlier in the day said on Twitter that he was considering vetoing the bill over an immigration issue and a lack of funding for a proposed Mexican border wall.

An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.