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At Bitesize Bio, guest blogger Travis Medley gives some tips to make your résumé stand out from the rest of the pile. First, he says that you have to meet the human resources professional's criteria: scan the job listing for keywords and then play up your previous duties that meet those measures. That way your file will be sent on to the scientific hiring manager, who will instead be evaluating your scientific skills. There, Medley says, "toot your own horn" and point out what technologies you developed at your last job, and other related experience.

The Scan

Alzheimer's Risk Gene Among Women

CNN reports that researchers have found that variants in MGMT contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk among women but not men.

Still Hanging Around

The Guardian writes that persistent pockets of SARS-CoV-2 in the body could contribute to long COVID.

Through a Little Spit

Enteric viruses like norovirus may also be transmitted through saliva, not just the fecal-oral route, according to New Scientist.

Nature Papers Present Method to Detect Full Transcriptome, Viruses Infecting Asgard Archaea, More

In Nature this week: VASA-seq approach to detect full transcriptome, analysis of viruses infecting Asgard archaea, and more.