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Biology-Inspired Baubles

LabMom at The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love has rounded up a collection of chic science gear available at Check out the double-helix T-shirt, the DNA-inspired necklaces and bookmarks, and the pipette-tip earrings. According to LabMom, "If you mix crafty with science, you get true love." Daily Scan says those earrings could come in handy in a pinch — if, of course, sterility is a non-issue.

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Rise of BA.5

The New York Times reports that the Omicron subvariant BA.5 has become the dominant version of SARS-CoV-2 in the US.

UK Health Secretary Resigns

Sajid Javid, the UK health secretary, resigned along with Chancellor Rishi Sunak, saying they cannot work with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, CNN reports.

Clones From Freeze-Dried Cells

A team in Japan has cloned mice from freeze-dried skin cells, according to the Guardian.

Genome Research Papers on Craniosynostosis, Macaque Retrotransposition, More

In Genome Research this week: structural variants in craniosynostosis, LINE-1 activity in rhesus macaque brain, and more.