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Data Visualization for All

Technology Review has an article profiling a data visualization method developed by researchers at UC Davis and LLNL that claims to bring protein folding simulations using massive data sets to the desktop. Using an algorithm that breaks gargantuan data sets, such as those used for protein folding, into more easily computed chunks, the researchers have demonstrated a more practical way to visualize protein structure simulations than standing in line at your local cluster or supercomputer center.

The Scan

Another Resignation

According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug.

Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective

Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19.

Can't Be Used

The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.