This Week in Science

The editor-in-chief of Science decries Pfizer's subpoena served on the New England Journal of Medicine. Pfizer is being sued by plaintiffs who say that Celebrex and Bextra cause cardiovascular and other injuries, and some of them may point to NEJM papers to back up their claims. Pfizer, then, wants to look through the confidential peer-reviews of those, saying the public has no interest in protecting the editorial process of a journal.

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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.