This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, scientists led by HHMI's Raymond Deshaies describe the polyubiquitylation pathway, which is the conjugation of a series of ubiquitin molecules onto proteins as part of the degradation process. By employing "new theoretical and experimental methodologies," they were able to watch the process in milliseconds, and found that it actually proceeds sequentially.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.