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The Interaction Itinerary

In a paper published this week in PLoS Biology, senior author Tim Gardner and his colleagues attempt to validate the performance of machine learning algorithms on the genome scale using E. coli. The team mapped more than 1,000 interactions in the E. coli transcriptional regulatory network using microarrays. They've made the ensuing expression data available here, and anyone interested in checking out the CLR algorithm they used can download it here.

 

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.