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Follow the DNA Road

A new bicycle path has opened in England, says blogger Black Knight. This path, created by the Cambridgeshire County Council, connects the village of Great Shelford to the hospital that houses the MRC Lab of Molecular Biology and it is painted in color with the nucleotide sequence of BRCA2. See this rainbow of a gene here.

The Scan

Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.