This Week in PLoS

In PLoS One this week, researchers in the US and China describe their mRMR feature selection and analysis method to predict protein domain. The team combined the techniques of random forest, maximum relevance minimum redundancy, and incremental feature selection, and incorporated physicochemical and biochemical properties, sequence conservation, residual disorder, secondary structure, and solvent accessibility to make their predictions.

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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.