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Funding stagnation for biomedical sciences in the United States is sending European researchers back to Europe, says this Nature news article. The prospects there are rosier, especially in Britain's cancer centers, where funding has risen by 51 percent to $799 million since 2002 while the US National Cancer Institute's budget has actually declined since 2003.

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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.