China's BGI has partnered with Utrecht University and the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands to conduct genomics research, the institutions said this week.

Under the partnership, the Chinese and Dutch institutes plan to conduct large-scale genome sequencing and functional genomics projects.

Faculty and students at Utrecht University and UMC Utrecht will have access to BGI's expertise, while BGI researchers will be able to use research resources and educational expertise at Utrecht.

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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.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.