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Spark Therapeutics has priced its gene therapy Luxturna at $850,000 for a one-time treatment, CNBC reports. This, Stat News notes, makes it the most expensive medicine sold in the US, by sticker price.

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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.