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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

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.