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Of Many Minds

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

Researchers sequenced the genomes of two marine picophytoplankton isolates collected in the North Atlantic and South Pacific — work expected to lay the groundwork for a more complete understanding of plant evolution.

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.