This Week in PLoS

Researchers at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and their colleagues this week present "an enhanced form of reduced representation bisulfite sequencing with extended genomic coverage, which [results] in greater capture of DNA methylation information of regions lying outside of traditional CpG islands." Applying this RRBS-based approach to primary human bone marrow specimens from patients with acute myelogeneous leukemia, the researchers found that "genetically distinct AML subtypes display

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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.