At Eye on DNA, Hsien-Hsien Lei comments on the fact that deCode just laid off 15 percent of its staff. She finds it's surprising, given their number of products and the fact that genomic technologies are becoming cheaper and cheaper.
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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.