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For Fans of "Dancing with the Stars"

Today's the last day to enter the American Association for the Advancement of Science's "Dance Your PhD" contest. The contest is open to anyone with or pursuing a PhD in science or a related field and to apply, researchers need to upload a video of their dance to YouTube and email the link to AAAS. Videos already uploaded include styles as vaired as the lindy hop and ballet, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. The winners will get to perform at the AAAS annual meeting in February.

 

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.