Giving It a Look-Over

Kirsty Duncan, Canada's science minister, has launched a review of the country's research efforts, ScienceInsider reports.

The review is to be headed up by David Naylor, the former president of the University of Toronto, and he tells ScienceInsider that the nine-person panel will examine "the whole ecosystem."

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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.