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Hey, I'm Gonna Get You, Too

Maryland's TIGR, in conjunction with an international team of researchers, have published in Science a draft sequence of the genome of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that carries yellow fever and dengue fever. Of note is a short news piece in Scientific American that speaks to the size and complexity of this critter's genome.

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.