Gene editing has been added to a list of threats that could be used as weapons of mass destruction, Technology Review reports.

The list, compiled by US intelligence agencies like the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, and others also includes more conventional threats, such as North Korea's possible nuclear weapons, chemical weapons in Syria, and new Russian missiles, Tech Review says.

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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.