This Week in Cell

American and Israeli researchers report on findings from a chemical genetic screen that they used to systematically knock down genes in Cryptococcus neoformans, a fungal species known for causing difficult to treat infections that contribute to mortality risk in individuals with HIV/AIDS. The team treated nearly 1,500 C. neoformans gene deletion strains with more than 400 small molecules to track chemical responses in the knockouts.

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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.