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PerkinElmer to Pay Shareholders $.17 Per-Share Dividend in August

NEW YORK, May 18 (GenomeWeb News) - PerkinElmer's board of directors on Tuesday declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.07 per share of common stock payable on Aug. 11 to all shareholders of record on July 21, the company said yesterday in a statement.

The Scan

Alzheimer's Risk Gene Among Women

CNN reports that researchers have found that variants in MGMT contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk among women but not men.

Still Hanging Around

The Guardian writes that persistent pockets of SARS-CoV-2 in the body could contribute to long COVID.

Through a Little Spit

Enteric viruses like norovirus may also be transmitted through saliva, not just the fecal-oral route, according to New Scientist.

Nature Papers Present Method to Detect Full Transcriptome, Viruses Infecting Asgard Archaea, More

In Nature this week: VASA-seq approach to detect full transcriptome, analysis of viruses infecting Asgard archaea, and more.