This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Biology this week, investigators in Belgium present cisTargetX, a new computational method "that predicts transcription factor binding motifs and their target genes through the integration of gene expression data and comparative genomics." Using three Drosophila species, the team first validated their method in silico; their subsequent perturbations of predicted neurogenesis transcription factors and gene-expression analyses via microarrays, showed

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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.