This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, National Institutes of Health researchers report on loci linked to aggressive prostate cancer, which they identified through systems biology-based analyses on mouse models of the disease. Through quantitative trait locus testing on descendants of crosses involving transgenic mice designed to be prone to neuroendocrine prostate cancer, the team narrowed in on sites in the genome that seemed to be associated with aggressive prostate cancer.

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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.