Sally Rockey, the deputy director for extramural research at the US National Institutes of Health, will be leaving her post in mid-September, the agency says.

After leaving NIH, Rockey will be taking up the helm of the recently created Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, which will focus on national and international agricultural issues.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.