NEW YORK, April 20 - When Affymetrix subsidiary Perlegen Sciences announced earlier in the week that it had hired as its new director of information systems Pixar Animation Studios computer vice president Greg Brandau, the genomics industry barely blinked.

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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.