This Week in Science

In Science Signaling this week, researchers in the US and Europe report that coupled activation and degradation of the eEF2K kinase regulates protein synthesis in response to genotoxic stress. When exposed to stress, the researchers found that eEF2K was activated by AMPK-mediated phosphorylation. The activated eEF2K then phosphorylated eEF2.

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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.