With call for ‘raw data’ and lab audits, WHO chief pressures China on pandemic origin probe | Science

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus needs China to permit a biosecurity audit of a few of its virology labs. Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone vía AP Science’s COVID-19 reporting is... Read more »

Biden’s nominee for science chief issues apology, defends character at confirmation hearing | Science

Eric Lander, President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the White House’s science workplace, said sorry today to a U.S. Senate panel for “understating” the contributions of 2 female researchers... Read more »

Q&A: Ron Vale, new chief of Janelia Research Campus, on why 15 years is a good research time frame | Science

Alison Yin/AP Images for HHMI Today, cell biologist Ron Vale was called executive director of Janelia Research Campus, the in-house research arm of the $20 billion Howard Hughes Medical... Read more »