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If Dinosaurs Could Comment, What Would THEY Say?

Over at Scienceblogs, PZ Meyers has gathered quite the commentary from his post pointing to an article in Parade magazine on the creation museum, and their accompanying poll that asks readers, "Do you believe dinosaurs could have existed alongside early humans?" If the readers' responses aren't amusing enough, the comments to the blog post might be!

The Scan

Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.