This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, an international research team presents the discovery of genetic variants within a fetus' genome that influence the risk of preeclampsia in the mother. The scientists performed a genome-wide association study of children of preeclamptic pregnancies and found two novel variants near the FLT1 gene that were significantly associated with the condition.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.