This Week in Nature

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Ronald DePinho and his colleagues report in Nature this week that homozygous deletions in redundant essential housekeeping genes could create possible targets for cancer therapeutics. The researchers write that ENO1 is a redundant housekeeping gene that is deleted in glioblastoma; ENO1 encodes part of endolase, which is a necessary part of glycolysis. ENO2, which is only expressed in neural tissues, also encode endolase.

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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.