Pass the Tissues

An article in the upcoming issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine looked at changes in gene expression in people with rhinovirus infections. The researchers took nasal scrapings from people inoculated with human rhinovirus 16 and from people who received sham inoculations two days before inoculation, as well as eight hours and two days later.

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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.