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Networking After 35? We're Over It, Too

Keith Robison plays around with social networking web sites in this post at Omics! Omics!. He’s moved beyond LinkedIn to other web sites, like SciLink, Spock, and Doostang. At Doostang, though, he ran into a few problems inviting people to use the service ("Who knows how many Nigerian finance whizzes & providers of lists of MDs I'm now linked to!" he says). While Spock is a search tool for all, Doostang is only for 20- to 35-year-olds.

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.