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It's Not the Lab's Fault

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has gotten some bad press with James Watson's ill-advised comments, so Jonathan Eisen has listed the top 10 things about CSHL that he likes, starting with the Dolan DNA Learning Center and the Banbury Center and on to Barbara McClintock. And, of course, he notes that the lab shares its name with a Billy Joel album.

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.