Keith Robison pleads with Vertex's CEO to not move out of Massachusetts -- the company is concerned that it will outgrow the Boston area. Robison says that large companies can benefit from being near other corporations and that a move will be disruptive and cause them to lose talent.

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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.