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GTO: Helping You Avoid Real Work Since 2006

Looking for a way to procrastinate? This contest may be a blatant cry for publicity from GE Healthcare, but here at GTO we relate to the need to sit back for five minutes and think nothing more complicated than, "Oooh, that's pretty." The contest invites you to vote for your favorite of 30 images, all generated by researchers using the company's IN Cell Analyzer, a high-content analysis system. If nothing else, you can troll for new wallpaper for your computer.


The Scan

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.

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.