A Michigan parent is suing over the state's newborn screening test, Michigan Radio reports.

By state law, infants in Michigan are tested for about 50 genetic diseases using a small blood sample, Michigan Radio adds. It notes that if the results come back positive — which occurs for about 250 babies in Michigan each year — the parents are informed.

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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.