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President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, the New York Times reports.

Stat News wonders whether President-elect Donald Trump will overhaul the US Food and Drug Administration.

FierceBiotech says that a section at President-Elect Donald Trump's transition webpage could bode well for biotech.

Looking Ahead

Stat News tries to anticipate what the Trump administration might do that will affect science.

Researchers working in the US tell Nature News that they are concerned about what a Trump presidency will mean for science.

The update includes several key initiatives such as a liquid biopsy database, a DoD-led longitudinal study, and NCI cloud collaborations with Amazon and Microsoft.

A report calls on the next US president to keep both the White House science office and the position of science adviser, ScienceInsider says.

Joe Biden addresses attendees of the ASCO annual meeting

Among the Blue Ribbon Panel's recommendations, several involve using molecular information to investigate the development and progression of cancer.

'Customized Care'

In an op-ed, President Barack Obama says the US is investing in precision medicine.

Open Emails

An appeals court rules on a lawsuit regarding the White House science advisor's email.

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A new analysis suggests warming, not the arrival of humans, led to the extinction of the woolly rhinoceros thousands of years ago, the Economist reports.

Chinese health officials uncovered SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA on imported frozen food, but the New York Times reports catching COVID-19 that way would be unlikely.

The UK has ordered 60 million coronavirus vaccine doses from Novavax and 30 million doses from Janssen, according to the Guardian.

In Science this week: machine learning model predicts whether ion channel mutations will cause disease, and more.