In the Pipeline's Derek Lowe says Rosetta@Home — a distributed-computing approach to working out protein folding problems run from David Baker's lab at the University of Washington — seems to have made progress on a project developing proteins designed to bind to the surface of flu viruses.

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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.