In an illustration of how whole-genome sequencing can provide critical information to guide the care of cancer patients and reveal the intrinsic complexities of cancer itself, researchers from the Translational Genomics Research Institute sequenced the whole genome of a patient with a rare and very aggressive type of thyroid cancer, and identified a target for which there is an approved drug available.

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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.