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Get on Over to Github

At Bioinformatics Zen, Mike's excited about the launch of Github, a new source code management repository based on git, a popular open source version control system geared toward managing very large code development projects. Long story short, this like a social networking site for code developers looking to keep track of their colleagues' works-in-progress and join in the scripting as well. If you're familiar with git, Github is a like a walk in the park, and if not, then it's just two really funny looking words.

 

The Scan

Could Cost Billions

NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars.

Not Quite Sent

The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post.

DTC Regulation Proposals

A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports.

PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy

In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.