This Week in PNAS

In this week's PNAS Early Edition, a team led by investigators at Cardiff University shows that "combining disease 'risk' variants in add-back assays yielded six-fold higher hemolytic activity compared with 'protective' variants" in their investigations of age-related macular degeneration.

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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.