What's in a name? If reader response is any gauge, something of a controversy. Following on the heels of Esther Dyson's news that she's among the first 10 volunteers for the Personal Genome Project, GTO's sister publication InSequence asked PGP leader George Church for the names of the other participants. Church replied that these nine have given permission to release their names:

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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.