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Candy Hearts/Valentines


Candy Hearts/Valentines

By Marian Moser Jones


Opposite strands attract

Let’s start a polymerase chain reaction

Let me fill up your pipeline

You’re my VC in shining armor

You light up my fluorophors

Let’s merge

Acquire me


Activate my binding site

May our pathways converge

You put the charge in my moieties

You’re a knockout

Wanna hybridize?

Our contigs overlap

We’re a perfect base pair

You’re my complementary strand

The Scan

Tennessee's COVID-19 Sequencing

The Tennessean reports that a state lab there can now run its own genome sequencing analyses of SARS-CoV-2 samples.

Sanction Violation Charges

A former professor has been charged with exporting genetic sequencing equipment to Iran in violation of US sanctions, the Miami Herald reports.

Prenetics to Go Public Through SPAC

Prenetics, a Hong Kong-based genomic and diagnostic company, is going public through a SPAC merger, according to 360Dx.

Nature Papers Examine Genomes of Centenarians, Transcription-Coupled DNA Repair

In Nature this week: analysis of centenarian genomes uncovers longevity-linked variants, and more.