This video montage shows what people should not do when speaking publicly -- the list includes "being dull," "unnecessary math," and using the font Comic Sans, among many others. The video, made by David Ng, is promoting the University of British Columbia's Terry Talks conference, which will be a platform for UBC students to "give the talk of their lives."

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Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.