NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Both campaigns in the US presidential race have now gone on record saying their candidates are strong supporters of the National Institutes of Health, of science funding in general, and of research and development tax credits, although only one so far has provided specifics of how much he would want to invest in biomedical research in his administration. 

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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.