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But Comic Sans Has Such Whimsy

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."

The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.