This Week in PNAS

In the PNAS Early Edition this week, an international research team presents "an allele-specific copy number analysis of the in vivo breast cancer genome" and describe allele-specific copy number analysis of tumors — or ASCAT — a novel bioinformatics approach that allows users to "accurately dissect the allele-specific copy number of solid tumors, [while] simultaneously estimating and adjusting for both tumor ploidy and non-aberrant cell admixture." ASCAT profiles, the autho

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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.