This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Biology this week, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, suggest that "gene clustering by expression discordance can be used to determine the genetic basis of phenotypic variation" based on the transcriptional data sets they report for Drosophila melanogaster and Anopheles gambiae during embryonic development.

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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.