State of Unease

While academic researchers largely enjoy what they do, they are often "uneasy about their future," a survey conducted by Nature says. Indeed, about 67 percent of male respondents and 63 percent of female respondents said they were very satisfied or satisfied with their job. However, not everything is rosy.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.