This Week in Science

In Science this week, a group of Chinese researchers presents the 3D structure of a yeast spliceosome at near-atomic resolution, providing a framework for investigating the mechanisms that underlie mRNA splicing. Using single particle, cryo-electron microscopy, the researchers revealed the overall structure of the spliceosome and its protein components.

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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.