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Going Home

Former National Institutes of Health director Elias Zerhouni will be re-joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, reports Science Insider. Before taking up the NIH post in 2002, he was a dean at the school and over the next year, Zerhouni, who is a radiologist, plans to build up a molecular imaging research group.

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.