Computational tools from a research team at the University of Michigan produced the winning entries in the 9th Critical Assessment of Techniques for Protein Structure Prediction experiment, according to a statement released this week.

The team, led by Yang Zhang, an associate professor of computational medicine and bioinformatics at the university, developed QUARK, which was selected as the best server for protein structure prediction in CASP 9, and I-TASSER, which placed second, although the tool has taken top honors in two previous CASP challenges.

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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.