Case Western's Scott Shane says that his blogging colleague at the New York Times' small business blog was speaking metaphorically when she said that "entrepreneurship is built into a persons DNA" but he has been studying whether that is literally true. In this post, Shane writes that from twin studies he and his colleagues have found some truth to that figurative statement.

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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.