Daniel Tosteson, a former dean of Harvard Medical School who served from 1977 to 1997, died from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 84. During his decades at the helm of Harvard Med, Tosteson changed how medicine was taught as he embraced case-based learning, reports the New York Times.

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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.

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