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Helix Hucksters


Genome Technology readers might have noticed some of their colleagues popping up in ad campaigns in the mainstream business press lately: Howard Cash for the State of Michigan (below), Claire Fraser for Microsoft, and, of course, her husband for Compaq. Should Honda, New Orleans, or Corona beer be looking for spokespeople, GT has a few more suggestions from this industry’s ranks.

The Scan

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.