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Although, Aren't Managers Supposed to Make More Money?

An article in last week's issue of Cell focuses on the lack of management training for scientists starting their own labs, and why it's important to have that. "From negotiating your first position to navigating tenure, hiring and managing lab members, teaching and mentoring, project management, and collaborations," writes a blogger at Bitesize Bio, many scientists sorely need management training. "Being technically proficient and inept at management and leadership is a recipe for career stagnation, wherever you are."

The Scan

Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.