This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics this week, Hebrew University researchers report on epigenetic shifts detected in human pluripotent stem cells through growth in cell culture. The team used methylation arrays and RNA sequencing to assess DNA methylation and expression, respectively, in low- and high-passage human pluripotent stem cell lines.

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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.