This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, New York University researchers describe DNA damage associated with e-cigarette exposure in mice. The team used a combination of immuno-slot-blot, DNA repair, and other assays to look for mutagenic DNA changes in tissues from mice exposed to the combustion-free nicotine delivery system for a few hours per day, five days per week over three months.

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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.