NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A group of five genetic testing firms announced today that they have formed the Coalition for Access to Prenatal Screening (CAPS), an organization that aims to boost access to cell-free DNA (cfDNA)-based noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT).

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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.