NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – President Barack Obama late Friday signed into law a budget agreement that includes a provision boosting funding to the National Institutes of Health in fiscal 2016 to $32 billion — a $2 billion increase over last year and the agency's biggest increase in 12 years.

Unveiled by Congressional leaders early last week, the bipartisan agreement was passed by both the House and Senate earlier on Friday.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

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