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The latest developments around the fields of

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

Pesticide Protection Act of 2017 (HR 3380, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Prohibits the continued sale and use of chlorpyrifos, a common ingredient in pesticides, for all currently registered uses.

Updated last December 8, 2017
for the 07/25/2017 version of HR 3380.

Patients First Act of 2017 (HR 2918, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Promotes and facilitates stem cell research showing evidence of substantial clinical benefit to patients, while placing restrictions on the creation, injury, and destruction of embryos for such research.

Updated last October 19, 2017
for the 06/15/2017 version of HR 2918.

Acupuncture for Our Heroes Act (HR 2838, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief  – Mandates the development of an acupuncture program to provide access to acupuncturist services through the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Updated last October 10, 2017
for the 06/08/2017 version of HR 2838.

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