At Genetic Future, Daniel discusses a letter published in last week's Nature in which Kenneth Kosik and Francisco Lopera argue that, unlike a previous Nature article suggests, not all people are resilient when faced with bleak genetic test results, and the authors give an example of a man who stated he would shoot himself in the head if he knew he had the variant for Alz

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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.