Cancer's Clues

In a Business Report: The [San Francisco] Chronicle with Bloomberg post, John Lauerman says that "using faster, more accurate technologies, doctors are combing through ever-wider swaths of the human genome to pinpoint and counteract the causes of disease." According to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Barrett Rollins, "cancer is among the most promising targets." Rollins tells Lauerman that genome screens are quickly becoming st

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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.