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The latest developments around the fields of

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  • Genetics/Genomics
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  • Robotics/AI

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Executive
  • Statute
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Appropriates Federal Fiscal Year 2017 funding, and includes special provisions related to gene editing, precision medicine, Zika virus, opioids, mental health, and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Updated last May 19, 2017
for Public Law 115-31.

Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 (HR 2518, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

Authorizes appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, which includes establishment of a land-based unmanned aircraft system program.

Updated last June 13, 2017
for the 05/18/2017 version of HR 2518.

CRISPR-Cas9 and Genome Editing

  • Science
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Facilitates precise, inexpensive, and easily programmable editing of genomic DNA.

Updated last May 17, 2017

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