A proteomic study by researchers at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research showed that rats that were deprived of folate for four weeks exhibited an increase in oxidative stress — a condition common to a lot of diseases, including cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases, and colon cancer.

The study, believed to be the first to use proteomics to analyze the effects of folate deficiency, supports previous biochemical studies showing that a lack of folate leads to oxidative stress.

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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.

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.

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