National Institutes of Health Director Elias Zerhouni will resign from his position at the end of October "to pursue writing projects and explore other professional opportunities." Raynard Kington, deputy director of NIH, will likely serve as acting director until a new administration names his successor. Zerhouni was appointed to the directorship of NIH in 2002 by President George W. Bush.
 

 

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.

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