Making the Match

A soon-to-launch service from a company called GenePeeks is to use microarrays to examine the genomes of both sperm bank clients and donors to uncover possible genetic disease risk, reports MIT's Technology Review. Tech Review notes that sperm bank donors currently are screened for a few genetic diseases, like cystic fibrosis, but GenePeeks aims to look at a wider swath.

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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.