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It's Not Just Americans

The Rescuing Darwin survey, found that half of British adults do not believe in evolution, reports the UK's Guardian. The poll found that one-quarter of British adults say that the theory of evolution is "definitely true" and another quarter say it is "probably true." Twenty-two percent favor creationism or intelligent design, while 10 percent chose young Earth creationism. The survey, conducted by the British public theology think tank Theos, was done to coincide with Charles Darwin's 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species.

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.