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How adults in the US view genetic engineering of animals depends on why the engineering is done, according to the Pew Research Center.

Pew surveyed 2,537 adults in the US to ask their thoughts on the genetic engineering of animals, from modifying mosquitoes to prevent disease spread to engineering animals for human organ transplants to bringing back extinct species.

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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.