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PerkinElmer to Pay 7-Cent Dividend to Stockholders

NEW YORK, May 19 (GenomeWeb News) - PerkinElmer's board yesterday agreed to issue a $.07 dividend to existing shareholders on Aug. 12, the company said today.

 

The dividend applies to all shareholders of all record at the close of business on July 22, the company said.

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.