Octopus Travels

Australian researchers want to use octopus DNA to tease out whether a trans-Antarctic seaway linking the Weddell and Amundsen seas was exposed during the last interglacial period, some 120,000 years ago, the Guardian writes.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

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