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Science policy weekly roundup: June 21, 2019
Members of Congress question use of nonhuman primates in research Members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a provision in the fiscal year 2020 funding bill to increase oversight of nonhuman primate use in research funded by the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The legislation mandates that the NIH and FDA report how its scientists are using nonhuman primates in their research. While animal rights advocates support this policy, scientists are worried that…