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Maybe They Should Look into Those "Self-Starters" on Craigslist

Ready to dole out some of its taxpayer-funded $3 billion, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine is still looking to fill the president's position, according to this report in Wired. Seven months into the search, directors of the embryonic stem-cell research program have met privately to discuss boosting the salary range beyond its current cap of $412,500. Some wonder if it's the management structure or Chairman Robert Klein's management style that's scaring potential candidates away.

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.