This Week in PLoS

In work published in PLoS Computational Biology this week, scientists have created a catalog of clinical phenotypic features of 174 disease genes in human mitochondria. Their calculations showed that genes sharing more similar phenotypes have a stronger tendency for functional interactions, and they predict 168 high-probability disease candidates.

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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.