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Five Years Is Just Enough Time to Get Your Neuro Degree

We can't vouch for the methods, but this list from the Daily Galaxy of "10 Hot Job Markets in 2012" is worth a scan. The roundup of "jobs that will be hot in the next several years" includes a number of fields familiar to us, such as: computational biology, parallel programming, and genetic counseling. The post, by Rebecca Sato, also estimates salaries. Computational biologists are expected to earn $106,000 to $118,000 (again, no word on how these figures came about) -- second only to brain analysts at $180,000 to $229,000.

 

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.