This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, a University of Michigan-led team presents a new statistical method for overcoming the problem of case-control imbalance in large-scale genetic association studies. According to the researchers, dropping genotyping costs have allowed biobanks to genotype all their participants, enabling genome-wide scale phenome-wide association studies in hundreds of thousands of samples.

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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.