Hey, Bill and Melinda: Thanks for the money, but it'd be great if you just stopped trying to fund a cure for malaria. Or so goes the gist of a memo from the World Health Organization's chief of malaria, circulated this week among health agencies, according to this article in the New York Times. The WHO honcho, Arata Kochi, likened the "growing dominance of malaria research" funded by the Gates Foundation to a research "cartel," the article says.

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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.