In a bid to shine light on government-funded research that is published behind paywalls, University of California, Berkeley's Michael Eisen has posted five Science papers to his personal website, which the Nature News Blog notes may be a copyright violation.
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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.