The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs, NPR reports. It adds that the "right-to-try" bill was already passed by the Senate and now is heading to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it into law.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

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.