What to do if you're looking for signs of life in an alien world, but those life forms aren't DNA based? A genome sequencer, of course.

That's what scientists at the recent Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, as well as a paper in press in Astrobiology, says, Science reports.

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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.