Aaron Swartz, a coder, activist, and former ethics fellow at Harvard University, was arrested and charged with hacking for downloading a large quantity of academic articles from JSTOR and evading attempts to be removed from the network, reports Ryan Singel at Wired.

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National Geographic reports that marine mammals have lost a gene that could make them more susceptible to organophosphate damage.

NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: history and genetic diversity of the scarlet macaw, approach for predicting human flu virus evolution, and more.