Recruiting People In

Clinical trials suffer from a dearth of participants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Only some 10 percent of people in the US participate in clinical trials and only between 3 percent and 5 percent of cancer patients partake in trials testing new treatments, Laura Landro writes at the Journal. Overall, she adds, about 40 percent of clinical trials don't recruit enough people.

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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.