This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team of researchers presents an analysis of the genome sequences of 198 living bird species, offering an in-depth look at the evolutionary relationships of modern birds. The researchers analyzed more than 390,000 bases of genomic sequence data from each of the species, which represent all major bird lineages plus two crocodilian subgroups.

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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.