This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Yale University explore effector proteins contributing to virulence in the organism behind Legionnaires' disease, Legionella pneumophila. Using a high-throughput transposon insertion sequencing strategy known as INSeq, the team screened for virulence-related effectors secreted by L.

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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.