This Week in PNAS

Characteristic mutations to the tumor suppressor gene TP53 do not seem to dial up copy-number changes in individuals with the cancer predisposition condition Li-Fraumeni syndrome, according to a study in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences. A team from the US, Malaysia, France, and Brazil did whole-genome sequencing on 13 individuals from two generations of a family affected by Li-Fraumeni syndrome.

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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.