How It Affects Them

When someone learns they have a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation that puts them at higher risk of breast and ovarian cancer, that knowledge can influence their life choices, including whether or not to have a child, the Washington Post 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.

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.