The open source journal eLife, the Center for Open Science, and Science Exchange have launched a project that will take a closer look at some of the biggest cancer research experiments published recently.

Through The Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology, the partners will seek to replicate the key findings from 50 high-profile preclinical cancer studies published between 2010 and 2012. They chose the articles based on their citation rates and on how much attention they've gotten online.

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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.