Navajo Nation reconsiders ban on genetic research.

Tribal leaders are developing a policy for genetic research and data sharing, potentially ending a 15-year moratorium.

Tribal leaders are developing a policy for genetic research and data sharing, potentially ending a 15-year moratorium.

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Resistance to last-ditch antibiotic has spread farther than anticipated.

Eighteen months ago, a gene that confers resistance to colistin — known as an ‘antibiotic of last resort’ — emerged in bacteria from pigs in China. Since then, the resistance gene, called mcr-1, has been found around the world at an alarming rate, according to several presentations at the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, last week.

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Gut bacteria can stop cancer drugs from working.

Gut bacteria can stop cancer drugs from working

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What Trump's new travel ban means for science.

Policy reinstates restrictions on immigration from six countries but exempts current visa-holders.

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How the fallout from Trump's travel ban is reshaping science.

Researchers are cutting short travel, ending collaborations and rethinking their US ties.

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Scientists join massive protest against Trump.

Researchers at Women's March in Washington DC defend their work as US president takes office.

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