Circulogene

The deal covers Circulogene's technology for enriching tumor DNA from small volumes of blood for next-generation sequencing-based analysis.

The company's assay relies on proprietary methods of DNA isolation that enable analysis of cell-free DNA from finger-stick volume blood samples.

 

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.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.