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How adults in the US view genetic engineering of animals depends on why the engineering is done, according to the Pew Research Center.

Pew surveyed 2,537 adults in the US to ask their thoughts on the genetic engineering of animals, from modifying mosquitoes to prevent disease spread to engineering animals for human organ transplants to bringing back extinct species.

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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.