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President Trump had previously called for a $1.2 billion reduction in the NIH's budget for the remainder of the fiscal year.

Just Talk?

Bloomberg Gadfly's Max Nisen says to not take threats by the Trump Administration to cut NIH funding at face value.

Surgeon General Out

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

CBS News reports that the White House Science Fair is to continue under President Donald Trump.

An executive order targeting the visa program for high-skilled workers is expected to be signed today, according to the Associated Press.

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.

Pages

A new study catalogues the genome and evolutionary history of the oak family, UPI reports.

Dog DNA testing is a growing market, but there's still a lot of uncertainty about the accuracy of the results, the Boston Globe says.

A University of South Florida researcher is testing bone fragments to determine if they belong to Amelia Earhart.

In Cell this week: antisense Piwi-interacting RNA responses to endogenous retroviruses, proteomic patterns in hepatocellular carcinoma, and more.