An accountant from High Wycombe is using DNA evidence to try to show that he should be the next baronet of Stichill, the Guardian reports.

Charles II created the Scottish baronetcy in 1683, and the current dispute centers on whether a possible generations-old affair affected the bloodline. The Queen referred the matter to a judicial committee to consider.

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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.