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Time to Talk

The US National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine plan to convene an international summit this fall to discuss the scientific, ethical, and policy issues regarding the use of gene-editing technology like CRISPR on the human germline, Reuters reports.

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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.