This Week in PNAS

In a paper published online in advance in PNAS this week, researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and China Wildlife Conservation Association report "evidence of cellulose metabolism by the giant panda gut microbiome," which they unearthed in a metagenomic investigation.

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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.