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Craving a 'Karyotype Cupcake'? We Are, Too

Over at the Not So Humble Pie, blogger Ms. Humble presents "Science Cookie Roundup #6," including Erlenmeyer flask cutout cookies, a 'gel electrophoresis cake,' karyotype-inspired cupcakes and, well, this. If after viewing this post you find yourself craving a slice of immuno-suppressant mouse model double-fudge cake, don't say we didn't warn you.

HT: LabMom at The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love

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.