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Just in Case You're Not Feeling the Love

Just when you were in need of a new social networking site for scientists, here comes ResearchGate. As Bertalan Meskó from ScienceRoll points out, ResearchGate officially launches today, claiming to be "the world’s first platform of its kind and features numerous technological highlights that simplify research cooperation." Registration is free.

And while we're on the subject, GTO's friends at SciLink announced an upgrade to the networking tool. The new version allows users to add both blogs and chemical structures to their profile, as well as import address books.

 

The Scan

Could Cost Billions

NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars.

Not Quite Sent

The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post.

DTC Regulation Proposals

A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports.

PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy

In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.