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As director of the Genome Technology Access Center at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Seth Crosby has first-hand experience with dealing with researchers who want to use next-gen sequencing, but whose projects are more likely to succeed with arrays.

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.