This Week in Cell

An international team led by investigators in France describes a form of inborn error of innate immunity that could be reversed with antibodies targeting an immuno-stimulant produced by staph bacteria. The researchers did exome and targeted sequencing on a staph infection-prone child from a consanguineous family, narrowing in a mutation in TIRAP — a gene coding for a toll-like receptor (TLR) gene adaptor.

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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.