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The latest developments around the fields of

  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
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  • Robotics/AI

Legal Explainer: Arbitrary and Capricious Review

  • Government
  • Judicial
  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Explains the history and use of judicial arbitrary and capricious review for changes to federal policies.

Updated last June 20, 2018

First Look: Accelerating Biomedical Research Act (HR 5455, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

Allows for budget increases for the National Institutes of Health in excess of established spending limits in the event that Congress appropriates such excess funds to that agency.

Updated last April 25, 2018
for the 04/10/2018 version of HR 5455.

Childhood Cancer STAR Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-180)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Statute
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Amends a series of sections throughout the Public Health Service Act to improve the treatment and understanding of pediatric cancers and late effects for survivors and their families.

Updated last June 8, 2018
for Public Law 115-180.

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