This Week in Science

Researchers in Seoul this week show that "the pyrroloquinoline quinine-dependent alcohol dehydrogenase activity of a commensal bacterium Acetobacter pomorum modulates insulin/insulin-like growth factor signaling in Drosophila to regulate host homeostatic programs controlling developmental rate, body size, energy metabolism, and intestinal stem cell activity." The team shows that germ-free flies that are monoassociated with pyrroloquinoline quinine-dependent, alcohol dehydrogenase-mutant bact

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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.