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The New York Times reports the death of Mildred Cohn, "a biochemist who overcame religious and sex discrimination to advance the study of metabolic processes." She was 96. According to the article, Cohn overcame many levels of prejudice, including academic departments that wouldn't give women tenure, to finally receive her first tenure-track appointment 21 years after earning her PhD.

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Wired reports on a microbial analysis of sketches drawn by Leonardo DaVinci.

Russia says its candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine has a very high efficacy rate in an initial analysis of clinical trial data, according to the Financial Times.

A new survey explores coronavirus vaccine hesitancy among Black and Latino individuals, the Washington Post reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: the Aging Atlas database, a database of human metagenome-related metadata, and more.