The Outsiders

Over the past few years, several gene variants have been found to influence disease risk, but there are other signals that have also been found to be associated with disease that fall nowhere near any genes, says Genomes Unzipped's Joe Pickrell.

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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.