This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, Swedish researchers describe a phylogenetic study of hepatitis E viruses found in that country's moose population. The team used a PCR-based assay and serological analyses to test blood or fecal samples collected from 231 moose in several Swedish counties, searching for signs of virus — a divergent form of HEV compared to those that infect humans, pigs, deer, and wild boars.

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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.