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NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency are among the agencies whose funding would increase.
Analysis of more than 11.5 million medical research papers from 1980 to 2016 found a majority overlooked the role of sex differences in genetics, physiology and the way the body responds to drugs.
Researchers have been left without access to new papers as libraries and the major publisher fail to agree on subscription deals.
Gene-edited babies, head transplants and other proposals suggest that rich-world scientists go to other countries to conduct questionable experiments.