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More Ways to Skin a Cat ... Er, Mouse

In an online early article over at PNAS, researchers lead by Jinsong Li report that they cloned 19 mice from adult mouse skin stem cells. Nine of these furry clones survived to adulthood. Skin, the researchers say, is a viable source of stem cells. Can't say that we'd give up our skin to make more mice, but whatever floats your boat.

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.