Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have launched a new level for the online computer game Eterna, in which they're asking players to design an RNA molecule capable of acting as an on/off switch for CRISPR/Cas9. Molecular biologists will then build and test the actual molecules.

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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.

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