Many people turn to herbal supplements like echinacea to ward off colds or St. John's wort to battle depression, but a recent DNA barcoding study in BMC Medicine indicates that such supplements may not always contain what's on their labels.

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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.

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