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Another case of HIV remission emerges, this time in a South African girl diagnosed as an infant and disease-free for more than eight years.

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UK’s Brexit Team Lacks a Science Advisor

By Shawna Williams | July 18, 2017

Advocacy groups call for the role to be filled.

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Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget

By Shawna Williams | July 13, 2017

A House bill would also bar funding for research with fetal tissues.

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image: Smallpox Kerfuffle Reveals Biosecurity Problems

Smallpox Kerfuffle Reveals Biosecurity Problems

By Kerry Grens | July 12, 2017

A review of a 2014 incident in which mystery vials of smallpox were found at the NIH reveals security weaknesses, but also concludes the response was appropriate. 

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Senators Bemoan Science Funding Cuts

By Kerry Grens | June 23, 2017

At appropriations subcommittee hearings, President Trump’s budget proposal gets dissed by Republicans and Democrats.

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image: Bats a Major Global Reservoir of Coronaviruses

Bats a Major Global Reservoir of Coronaviruses

By Diana Kwon | June 12, 2017

Understanding the patterns of diversity in bat-hosted viruses may help researchers better predict when and where outbreaks may occur.

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image: Proposed NIH Grant Cap Criticized

Proposed NIH Grant Cap Criticized

By Diana Kwon | June 8, 2017

Update: The agency announced it will ditch the proposal, and set up a fund for early- to mid-career scientists instead.

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Age-Related Bias in NIH Awards

By Diana Kwon | June 6, 2017

The number of young investigators with NIH grants has declined since 1982, but recent efforts by the agency to increase funding for early-stage investigators are working, a study finds.

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The new findings, obtained from cell culture experiments, could explain the link between infection with the virus during pregnancy and infant microcephaly.

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Clinical medicine and biosciences are among the UK disciplines that receive the most EU funding.

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