This Week in Nature

In Nature Methods this week, the journal names single-particle cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) as the Method of the Year 2015, citing its ability to determine difficult protein and protein-complex structures at high resolution. Unlike x-ray crystrallography, cryo-EM does not require the time-consuming step of protein crystallization and can be applied to large and structurally diverse protein complexes.

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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.