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If We Had a Nickel for Every Time We Wrote About Open Access ...

Over at the Daily Transcript, Alex Palazzo has a post considering the business models in publishing and what it would take for open access to be the norm. He refers to an interview with Emily Marcus, editor of Cell, in his quest to find out just how viable open access could be. It's a thoughtful piece, and worth a look as the open access debate continues.

 

The Scan

Alzheimer's Risk Gene Among Women

CNN reports that researchers have found that variants in MGMT contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk among women but not men.

Still Hanging Around

The Guardian writes that persistent pockets of SARS-CoV-2 in the body could contribute to long COVID.

Through a Little Spit

Enteric viruses like norovirus may also be transmitted through saliva, not just the fecal-oral route, according to New Scientist.

Nature Papers Present Method to Detect Full Transcriptome, Viruses Infecting Asgard Archaea, More

In Nature this week: VASA-seq approach to detect full transcriptome, analysis of viruses infecting Asgard archaea, and more.