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Darwin Does Chicago

The Field Museum in Chicago will open an exhibit on Darwin on June 15. The exhibit traces his life and work on evolutionary theory through a displayed collection of many of the fossils he collected on his HMS Beagle journey. It features hands-on interactives, interviews with contemporary scientists, and live animals, including Galapagos tortoises, frogs and iguanas.

The Scan

Alzheimer's Risk Gene Among Women

CNN reports that researchers have found that variants in MGMT contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk among women but not men.

Still Hanging Around

The Guardian writes that persistent pockets of SARS-CoV-2 in the body could contribute to long COVID.

Through a Little Spit

Enteric viruses like norovirus may also be transmitted through saliva, not just the fecal-oral route, according to New Scientist.

Nature Papers Present Method to Detect Full Transcriptome, Viruses Infecting Asgard Archaea, More

In Nature this week: VASA-seq approach to detect full transcriptome, analysis of viruses infecting Asgard archaea, and more.