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It's Official: We Really Do Need to Learn More About This Stuff

New teaching materials on personal genetics are available at the newly launched Personal Genetics Education Project, says a post at Think Gene. Created by Dana Ware of the Wu lab in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, the resources are to help students better understand the field and the ethical, legal, and social issues regarding personal genetics.

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.