Scientific American offers an article on recent research from Ohio State University that may turn out to be a biomarker that could help physicians prescribe the best antipsychotic drug for a patient with a mental illness. The research team found SNPs and other variation in the gene that codes for a receptor for dopamine, which could help explain why patients have long shown very different reactions to antipsychotic drugs.

 

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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.