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Google, Princeton Team Up in Book Search

Speaking of open access (thanks for the comment, johnq!), news came out that Princeton has signed on as part of Google's book search plan. Princeton joins Oxford, Harvard, Stanford, and a handful of other universities in opening up its library to Google, which will scan and digitize its books over the next six years to make them searchable online.


The Scan

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.