This Week in Nature

Britain is planning a Center for Medical Research and Innovation to be built between the British Museum and the St. Pancras train station near King's Cross that planners hope will accelerate translational medicine. Critics, though, worry about the lack of space and the placement of such a large animal and virus study center so close to an international rail station.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.