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Just When You Were Trying to Forget, Signs That the Presidential Race Is Still Going

Technology Review has a nifty graphic feature that lets you see the stances of the three leading US presidential candidates -- Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and John McCain -- on issues including stem cell research, biofuels, global warming, and more. The info contains legislative history (how the candidate has voted on relevant bills) as well as soundbites from speeches or excerpts from the candidates' policy fact sheets.

 

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.