In Nature this week, a team led by scientists at the University of Chicago report the genome sequence of the octopus, providing insights into the evolution of the complex nervous system of this and other soft-bodied cephalopods.
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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."
Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.
Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.
In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.