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But Comic Sans Has Such Whimsy

This video montage shows what people should not do when speaking publicly -- the list includes "being dull," "unnecessary math," and using the font Comic Sans, among many others. The video, made by David Ng, is promoting the University of British Columbia's Terry Talks conference, which will be a platform for UBC students to "give the talk of their lives."

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.