NEW YORK, April 22 - Three months to the day after Craig Venter was forced to leave Celera Genomics, Applera CEO Tony White has named a replacement.

Kathy Ordoñez, president of Celera Diagnostics, will pull double duty at the helm of Celera Genomics as the company takes its first tentative steps downstream.

 

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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.