This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Genetics this week, researchers in New York, Florida, and Tennessee combined data on 483,399 SNPs from previously reported GWAS on late-onset Alzheimer's disease in order to identify novel genetic association signals. The team observed and replicated a novel statistically-significant association in the MTHFD1L gene, which is involved in the tetrahydrofolate synthesis pathway.

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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.