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Eran Blacher is the 2021 winner of the NOSTER & Science Microbiome Prize for his work in exploring the relationship between the microorganisms that live inside us and neurodegenerative diseases.

Legislators also created a rapid response fund for emerging disease outbreaks while providing NIH, DARPA with funding increases.

Medical research remains popular while DARPA would be trimmed amid brewing Senate filibuster fight.
An op-ed by George Washington University President Steven Knapp and AAAS CEO Rush D. Holt urges Congress to provide modest but much-needed funding increases for U.S. R&D.