Agreement Ahead?

The post has been updated to clarify that Lamar Smith, not Lamar Alexander, is the House science committee chair.

After years of back-and-forth between Congress and the National Science Foundation, ScienceInsider reports that a ceasefire might be in the offing.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.