This article from the Wall Street Journal reports on Celgene's acquisition of Pharmion, which makes treatments for patients with blood cancer. Celgene, a biotech company, will make the purchase for $2.9 billion in cash and stock in an effort "to become a major global player in developing and marketing blood-cancer drugs," according to the article.

 

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.