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Neither Side Pleased

Both Republicans and Democrats are wary of proposed cuts to the NIH budget, the New York Times reports.

Weathers It All

Francis Collins tells CNBC that the National Institutes of Health has made it through good and bad times.

The editorial board of the New York Times laments proposed cuts to science spending in the US.

A Little Lonely

President Donald Trump hasn't named science or technology advisors, worrying critics, the New York Times reports.

The proposed cut comes on the heels of a budget proposal that would reduce the NIH's fiscal year 2018 budget by 20 percent.

In Other Cuts

The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

Enrolling more participants from groups underrepresented in biomedical research is a laudable goal, but the current administration's policies may make it hard to achieve.

President Donald Trump's budget blueprint includes a nearly 20 percent cut for the National Institutes of Health.

In his report, President Trump called for a reduction in National Institutes of Health funding, along with a reorganization of the agency.

President Donald Trump taps Scott Gottlieb, an American Enterprise Institute fellow, to run the Food and Drug Administration.

Pages

23andMe is offering early customers re-testing on newer chips for a fee, Wired reports.

He Jiankui is no longer affiliated with Direct Genomics Biotechnology, the single molecule sequencing company he founded, Nikkei Asian Review reports.

Newsweek writes about the hopes for precision medicine in cancer, but also challenges getting it to patients.

In Genome Research this week: genomic architecture of glioblastoma, predictive computational approach to estimate SNP fitness, and more.