The New York-based team that performed mitochondrial replacement therapy to enable a Jordanian couple to avoid passing on a rare genetic disease to their son has published its technique, but New Scientist notes that there may be some issues with how the work was conducted.

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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.