Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Also, to Add to Your Reading List

On the list of books nominated for the UK's 2012 Royal Society Winston Prize for Science Books is Joshua Foer's Moonwalking with Einstein, Lone Frank's My Beautiful Genome, and The Viral Storm by Nathan Wolfe, among others. Previous winners include Bill Bryson, Jared Diamond, and Stephen Hawking. The judges will announce this year's winner at an event on Monday.

HT: Sciencebase

The Scan

J&J Booster Support

A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times.

To Keep the Cases Moving

The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases.

NAS Expels Archaeologist

Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences.

PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil

In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.