NIH is coming off a budget binge: the money given to the agency from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is about to run out. Next month, the last of the money will be disbursed and the recipients are required to spend most of it by September 2011, says Nature's Meredith Wadman. Now, researchers are looking to Francis Collins to figure out a solution.

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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.