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IBM and Baylor College of Medicine have been working together to develop software that scans the scientific literature to make predictions, Technology Review writes.

The researchers put the tool to work on the more than 60,000 scientific papers mentioning the cancer-related protein p53. From its scan, the algorithm identified proteins that it deemed likely to be kinases that regulate p53.

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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.