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Browsing the Genome in Real-Time

Pierre Lindenbaum's blog, Yokofakun, points to Tim Yates's X:MAP, which is an interactive "genome browser that shows the location of individual exon probes with respect to their target genes, transcripts and exons." Yates is a researcher within the bioinformatics group at the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research in Manchester.

The Scan

Could Cost Billions

NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars.

Not Quite Sent

The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post.

DTC Regulation Proposals

A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports.

PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy

In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.