This article was originally published Feb. 3.

Sequenom has published the results of a study demonstrating that its noninvasive MaterniT21 test, which detects Down syndrome in a fetus by sequencing maternal plasma, can also detect trisomy 18 and trisomy 13.

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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.