This Week in Science

In Science this week, a team of researchers at Rockefeller University publish data from an experiment in which RNA interference was used to screen mouse cancer models for genes involved in squamous cell carcinoma. After silencing the genes in vivo, the researchers looked to see which ones promoted the animal's tumors to progress. In addition to several genes already implicated in cancer progression, the scientists identify a number of ones not previously associated with tumor development.

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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.