When More is Less

Ecologists are churning out more and more statistically complex studies that somehow are managing to explain less and less, according to a new analysis of over 18,000 articles published over eight decades.

Published by the Ecological Society of America's Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, the study by McGill University suggested that the trend they found could be due to changes in the way ecologists are tackling their research or how they are reporting their findings.

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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.