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  • Survey shows broad support for national precision medicine study August 18, 2016
    A recent survey designed to measure public attitudes about the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program has shown that most respondents were willing to participate in this nationwide research. The PMI Cohort Program is a longitudinal research effort that aims to engage 1 million or more U.S. participants to help improve prevention and treatment of […]
  • Seeking: Director, Division of Genome Sciences August 17, 2016
    The National Human Genome Research Institute a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Division of Genome Sciences. The ideal candidate will have the knowledge and expertise to lead NHGRI's funding for extramural research […]
  • Sardinian dog genome reveals a shared ancestral homeland with humans August 15, 2016
    The genetic origins of a fierce Sardinian dog (also called Fonni's dogs for the city of the same name) mirror recent studies that also traced the genetic origins of human Sardinians to the Middle East and Hungary, according to scientists at the National Human Genome Research Institute. Sequencing the whole genome of Fonni's dogs revealed clues abou […]



  • Statement on Award of Cooperative Agreement for Management and Operations of Arecibo Observatory February 22, 2018
    Richard Green, director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Astronomical Sciences, and Paul Shepson, director of the NSF Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences, issued the following statement. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce that beginning Feb. 22, the University of Central Florida (UCF) will start formal […]
  • NSF announces changes to overseas offices February 21, 2018
    Rebecca Keiser, head of the Office of International Science & Engineering (OISE) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) issued the following statement. The National Science Foundation is committed to international cooperation in science, engineering and education research. We value our international partnerships around the globe and recognize that the […]
  • New, forward-looking report outlines research path to sustainable urban systems February 12, 2018
    Find related stories on NSF's Environmental Research and Education (ERE) programs at this link. In 1950, fewer than one-third of the world's people lived in cities. Today more than half do. By 2050, urban areas will be home to some two-thirds of Earth's human population. "This scale and pace of urbanization has never been seen in human hi […]