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Eli Broad, Profiled

Eli Broad has given much of his fortune away to support the arts and medical research, though this profile at CBS's 60 Minutes says Broad tends to micromanage the money he gives away, particularly to the arts. "Eli's middle name is 'strings attached.' Eli 'Strings Attached' Broad," says Los Angeles Times art critic Christopher Knight. But when it comes to the sciences 60 Minutes says Broad leaves the details to the experts, and Broad notes that he has given $600 million to the genomics institute that bears his name. In the video below, Eric Lander speaks about Broad, and the institute:

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.