This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, American and Indian researchers report on findings from an ancestry analysis on northern India's Kashmiri population. The team did array-based genotyping on 15 Kashmiri individuals from the Kashmir Valley, 16 Kashmiri Tibetans from Srinagar, India, and 32 Tibetan exiles in an effort to understand whether the Kashmiri population has Greek and/or Jewish ancestry, as long suspected.

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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.