This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, researchers from the University of Tubingen report on genomic data linking marine mammals to the emergence of human tuberculosis in the Americas. The scientists analyzed the genomes of three ancient Mycobacterium tuberculosis specimens collected from human remains in Peru and found them to be distinct from modern-day human forms, but very similar to those adapted to seals and sea lions.

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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.