This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, members of a large, international team present evidence suggesting the effects of variants identified in genome-wide association studies of body size and shape may differ depending on individuals' age and sex. Through a meta-analysis of more than 100 studies involving more than 320,000 individuals, the researchers narrowed in on 15 body mass index-associated loci with age-specific effects.

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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.