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Beckman Coulter this week decided not to match a $92.50 per share bid by Inverness Medical Innovations to buy Biosite, effectively ending its plans to acquire the diagnostics firm.
 

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Researchers in the UK and Australia uncover genetic links between BMI and depression, the Guardian reports.

The Verge details the account of an academic who alleges her university retaliated against her after she complained of sexual harassment by her supervisor.

The New York Times writes that natural history museums are helping round out genetic studies with older specimens.

In PNAS this week: artemisinin resistance mutations in malaria parasites, ant-plant interactions over time, and more.