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Again With the IT Demands?

A post on ZDNet offers a Q&A with Peter Covitz, COO of the NCI Center for Bioinformatics, about the Cancer Genome Atlas. And no, we're not still talking about the scientific merit of the multimillion-dollar project; this interview focuses on the IT needs to handle the coming avalanche of data.

For more from Covitz, check out his informatics column in GT's latest issue here.

 

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.