While kicking off an overhaul of healthcare, the 2010 budget also proposes doubling cancer funding and increasing NSF research funds.
In the wake of the stimulus boost, the omnibus bill kicks off 2009 funding talks as the 2010 process is about to get underway.
The final version of the $787 billion economic stimulus act contains $10 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health, as well as billions of dollars of funding for other science funding agencies.
Funding from the National Institutes of Health for all proteomics-related research shrank by almost 3 percent in fiscal 2008, according to an analysis of NIH data by ProteoMonitor.
Genetic genealogy has helped exonerate a man who has been jailed for 20 years, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that many USDA researchers working at the two agencies that are relocating to the Kansas City area are declining to go.
A new report says genetically modified food might be necessary to be able to feed a planet of nearly 10 billion people, Bloomberg says.
In Nature this week: new RNA editing approach called LEAPER, draft assembly of Musa balbisiana banana genome, and more.