NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – When the US Senate last week passed an amendment to the war funding bill that earmarked an additional $400 million for the National Institutes of Health’s 2008 budget, it also ushered along funding for two other agencies that have been seeking bigger budgets: the US Food and Drug Administration and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
 

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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.