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Genomics on Your Phone

Bertalan Meskó at ScienceRoll points out an app for Android phones, called DIYgenomics. This gives "side-by-side comparison of consumer genomic services such as deCODEme, Navigenics, and 23andme by loci and variants for 20 conditions," Mesko writes. In addition, directs the user to references supporting the locus' role in the disease as well as links to those articles' PubMed pages.

The Scan

Not Kept "Clean and Sanitary"

A Food and Drug Administration inspection uncovered problems with cross contamination at an Emergent BioSolutions facility, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Resumption Recommendation Expected

The Washington Post reports that US officials are expected to give the go-ahead to resume using Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Canada's New Budget on Science

Science writes that Canada's new budget includes funding for the life sciences, but not as much as hoped for investigator-driven research.

Nature Papers Examine Single-Cell, Multi-Omic SARS-CoV-2 Response; Flatfish Sequences; More

In Nature this week: single-cell, multi-omics analysis provides insight into COVID-19 pathogenesis, evolution of flatfish, and more.