The US research enterprise and federal investment into that enterprise is getting smaller, says the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.

"Unfortunately, the research enterprise that has yielded so much in the past and that offers so much promise for the future is now under tremendous strain," FASEB says in a new report. "Research budgets have not kept pace with expanding opportunities and rising costs."

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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.