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In Honor of DNA Day

Since today is National DNA Day, the American Society of Human Genetics announced the winners of this year’s essay contest. One first-place winner, an 11th grader from Michigan, said she would focus on the pharmacogenomics of bipolar disorder if she were a genetics researcher. The other first-place winner, a 9th grader from Maryland who wrote on a separate topic, sees the future of medicine in personalized chips containing complete genetic profiles.

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.