This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a group led by Max Planck researchers reports data from an analysis of nuclear DNA isolated from hominins from northern Spain, providing new insights into hominin evolution. An earlier study using mitochondrial DNA from the specimens indicated that they had a closer relationship to Denisovans living in Asia in the Late Pleistocene than to Neanderthals, contrary to archeological evidence.

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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.