Space travel might be a touch stressful on the human body, Nature News says. Preliminary results from the NASA Twins Study have found differences in DNA methylation and gene expression in samples collected from astronaut Scott Kelly.

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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.