Over at Bitesize Bio, Suzanne Kennedy discusses points to consider when pursuing a career in the biotech industry. First, she says, scientists unaware of the patent process — and how to search for existing patents — should learn it swiftly.

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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.