This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles and elsewhere describe regions of the dog genome that appear to have been subject to positive selection during relatively early stages of the domestication process.

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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.