DrugMonkey wonders about the ethics of reviewing a manuscript that you've already reviewed for another journal. The post says it's OK to accept these articles for review, but wonders if reviewers have an obligation to tell the editor that the article has already been rejected by another journal. "As an author, I think that on the whole I would prefer that the editor be informed when a reviewer has seen the paper before.

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.