Money to Spend

The Wellcome Trust has announced that it is increasing its spending on scientific research, Nature News reports. Over the course of the next five years, the charity plans to spend £5 billion (US $7.7 billion) — an increase from its £6 billion that it spend during the past 10 years.

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NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.