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And Keep Your Hands to Yourself

At Blue Lab Coats, DrdrA asks if it's true that junior faculty members should be "seen and not heard" -- something that she thought was humiliating to hear as a child, but that may bear some wisdom for young academics. She quotes a colleague who says, "I need to keep quiet until that tenure decision is made, as children should be seen and not heard."

The Scan

NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.