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Do You Need More Danger in Your Life?

In the August issue, Wired lists the most dangerous jobs in science. Being an astronaut may top the list, but biologists make the list quite a few times: coming in at number two are researchers working in biosafety level four labs (seriously, guys, Ebola is dangerous); lab technicians working with Doctors Without Borders also rank (not only are diseases nasty, but there are those pesky bullets flying around); and just being a graduate student (you think you know what you're doing, and then ka-boom!).

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.