Thomas Freiden, who ran the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for eight years under President Barack Obama, has a new thing going: a global health initiative focused on heart health and epidemic preparedness that he believes can save 100 million lives around the world, reports the New York Times.

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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.