This Week in Science

Researchers from the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital report in Science this week that mitotic cells inhibit DNA double-strand break repair to prevent telomere fusions. They found that mitotic kinases phosphorylate the E3 ubiquitin ligase RNF8 as well as the non-homologous end-joining factor 53BP1 to prevent them from being recruited to DSB sites.

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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.