The Spanish National Cancer Research Center will be laying off 64 workers, including 28 staff scientists and support staff, the Nature News Blog reports. The move comes as the center faces funding problems.

The temporary contracts for a further 36 workers will not be renewed. In all, there will be a 13 percent reduction of the center's staff, the Nature News Blog adds.

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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.