Testing for Free

Women in Australia with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer will be able to undergo genetic testing without charge, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. It adds that the tests will be added to the Medicare Benefits Schedule — a list of services subsidized by the Australian government — at the beginning of next month.

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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.