This Week in PLOS

For a study in PLOS Genetics, University of Toronto researchers consider potential ties between disease- or trait-related genetic variants and protein post-translational modification. Based on variant patterns in 7,500 human genomes, the team saw signs of negative selection involving regions of the genome related to post-translational modification.

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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.