US lawmakers seek $1.1-billion boost for the NIH
Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives also rejects a White House plan to cut ‘indirect cost’ payments to research institutions.
Lauren is Nature's assistant US news editor. She studied chemistry at Drew University and earned a master's degree in science journalism at Boston University. Lauren was previously a reporter covering climate change science and policy at ClimateWire. She has also written extensively about oceanography, ecology, nanotechnology and biotechnology, and she spent several years as a beat reporter covering the US Congress.