Bit of an Increase

The success rate for research project grants funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences increased by five percentage points between 2013 and 2014, according to a blog post by Jon Lorsch, the director of the agency.

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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.