The Economist has a story following a PLoS Medicine paper from John Ioannidis and colleagues which argues that scientific publishing may be biased toward high-profile papers that may have less accurate findings. "With so many scientific papers chasing so few pages in the most prestigious journals, the winners could be the ones most likely to oversell themselves," the article says.

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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.