This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, a University of Washington team reports on the use of saturation genome editing to evaluate the function of nearly 4,000 single-nucleotide variants (SNVs) across 13 exons that are critical to the function of the tumor-suppressor gene BRCA, and measure subsequent cell survival in haploid human cells. They identify more than 400 non-functional missense SNVs, as well as roughly 300 SNVs that disrupt expression.

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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.