A series of articles in The Chronicle of Higher Education examines the prevalence of depression in grad school students. Blogger Zuska highlights these articles, including a workshop conducted by Linda Driskell at Rice University, who asks her subjects to draw pictures of themselves writing their dissertations.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.