Agilent is reportedly seeking a buyer for its semiconductor business, a move that would allow it to shed a laggard among its divisions and focus on its more profitable test and measurement group and life sciences and chemical analysis business.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the firm has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group to find a buyer.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.