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Including Naptimes Between Sessions? Sounds Great

A blogger wonders how scientific meetings can be made more family-friendly. After bringing her 18-month-old daughter to a pedagogy workshop she attended this past week, ScienceWoman feels like a "troublemaker." While there were plenty of other moms at the workshop, she was the only one who brought her daughter and felt guilty and apologetic, even to the other moms, the whole time. "Why do *I* feel like the bad mommy for dragging her along *and* the bad professional for having her here?" she asks in her blog.

The Scan

And Back

The New York Times reports that missing SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences are back in a different database.

Lacks Family Hires Attorney

A lawyer for the family of Henrietta Lacks plans to seek compensation from pharmaceutical companies that have used her cancer cells in product development, the Baltimore Sun reports.

For the Unknown

The Associated Press reports that family members are calling on the US military to use new DNA analysis techniques to identify unknown sailors and Marines who were on the USS Arizona.

PLOS Papers on Congenital Heart Disease, COVID-19 Infection Host MicroRNAs, Multiple Malformation Mutations

In PLOS this week: new genes linked to congenital heart disease, microRNAs with altered expression in COVID-19, and more.