A St. Louis Beacon profile of Eric Green examines how the National Human Genome Research Institute director — and Missouri native — began his genomics research career in his hometown. "I come from a power-science family, which is embarrassing in some ways and is a source of incredible pride in other ways," Green tells the Beacon.

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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.