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Go Fish

The European Zebrafish Resource Center is open for business, says Kathleen Raven at the Nature Medicine Spoonful of Medicine blog. The center, located at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany can house up to 400,000 live zebrafish in more than 3,000 tanks and also has lab space "for on-site zebrafish in vitro fertilization," Raven says. KIT geneticist Uwe Strähle tells her that the space is meant to help researchers preserve transgenic and mutant lines they've worked to create. "Currently the center houses 300 transgenic lines but Strähle expected the collection to expand to hold thousands of lines in the next five years," Raven adds.

The Scan

NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.