This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team of investigators reports the sequence of the 82-megabase genome of the carnivorous bladderwort plant Utricularia gibba. Despite its small size, the genome accommodates a typical number of genes for a plant, with the main difference between other plant genomes being a reduction in non-genic DNA. The compressed architecture of the U.

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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.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.