Susan Hockfield, the first female president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be leaving her post once a successor has been found, reports Bloomberg. Hockfield has led the school since December 2004, and nearly $3 billion has been raised for the school under her leadership. Previously, Hockfield was a provost at Yale, and before that she worked as a biologist at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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