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Maybe Not High-Tech, But It Gets the Grants Funded

In case you've just been nodding along like Bayblab's Bayman when people start mentioning personalized medicine, Bayman did some Googling for you. He found a definition from Andy De that says that "Personalized Medicine means knowing what works, knowing why it works, knowing who it works for and applying the knowledge for patients." To which Bayman responds, "That doesn't sound very high-tech to me. It kind of sounds more like what I thought I was supposed to be getting from my family doctor all these years ... apparently not."

The Scan

Not Kept "Clean and Sanitary"

A Food and Drug Administration inspection uncovered problems with cross contamination at an Emergent BioSolutions facility, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Resumption Recommendation Expected

The Washington Post reports that US officials are expected to give the go-ahead to resume using Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Canada's New Budget on Science

Science writes that Canada's new budget includes funding for the life sciences, but not as much as hoped for investigator-driven research.

Nature Papers Examine Single-Cell, Multi-Omic SARS-CoV-2 Response; Flatfish Sequences; More

In Nature this week: single-cell, multi-omics analysis provides insight into COVID-19 pathogenesis, evolution of flatfish, and more.