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A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That

At Isis' blog, PhysioProf takes the reins to answer a reader's question about how to look for a postdoc position. PhysioProf says items to consider include whether you want to be in a young lab with more freedom or in a more established lab; the approach of the investigator; and how the lab is organized. "So, there are lots of things to think about in choosing a post-doc, beyond the obvious: that you be actually deeply interested in the research that goes on in the lab you join," PhysioProf writes.

The Scan

Not as High as Hoped

The Associated Press says initial results from a trial of CureVac's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine suggests low effectiveness in preventing COVID-19.

Finding Freshwater DNA

A new research project plans to use eDNA sampling to analyze freshwater rivers across the world, the Guardian reports.

Rise in Payments

Kaiser Health News investigates the rise of payments made by medical device companies to surgeons that could be in violation of anti-kickback laws.

Nature Papers Present Ginkgo Biloba Genome Assembly, Collection of Polygenic Indexes, More

In Nature this week: a nearly complete Ginkgo biloba genome assembly, polygenic indexes for dozens of phenotypes, and more.