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All the Protein's Proteins

To look for proteins interacting with the Huntington's disease protein researchers led by Robert Hughes performed both high throughput yeast two-hybrid screenings and affinity pull-down coupled to mass spectrometry. From these techniques, the scientists report in PLoS Genetics that they found over 200 proteins that may interact with the huntingtin protein and affect the neural toxicity of the disease.

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.