Today, for our weekly LSCDS feature of #ScienceNews and #Innovation, US lawmakers have agreed on a spending bill that will funnel 25$ million into gun-violence research.

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And, check out Nature’s picks for the top science images of 2019.

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(Photo credit: Dr. Igor Siwanowicz)

Finally, Velano Vascular has received $25 million in funding to finance the commercialization of their needle-free blood draw system that aims to reduce needle-sticking in patients.

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