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Those of you who know GTO well might be shocked that we're linking out to USA Today, but there's a good reason (just this once) to visit McPaper's website. They've got a poll up asking for votes on the greatest scientific breakthrough of the last 25 years. As of this morning, "mapping the human genome" was narrowly beating out "World Wide Web" for the number one position. Get out there and show your support for the HGP!

 

The Scan

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.