Here's an interesting post from the Personal Genome blog, in which Jason Bobe discusses the surge of new ethical questions arising as next-gen medicine picks up steam. Referring to it as "Medical ethics 2.0" and comparing some of the changes to the better-known Web 2.0, Bobe's post goes through topics including family medical histories and practitioners' duty to warn patients or their families about outcomes of genetic testing.

 

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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.