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Not at All Like the Summer of George

Google has announced 150 accepted mentoring organizations for its 2009 Google Summer of Code. During this three-month program, students, who receive stipends from Google, are paired with mentors to write code for open source software projects. The list of mentors includes Bell Lab's Plan 9, MySQL, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, NEScent, Open MRS, and Scilab. The deadline for enrolled students to apply for this program is April 3.

The Scan

Boosters Chasing Variants

The New York Times reports that an FDA advisory panel is to weigh updated booster vaccines for COVID-19.

Not Yet

The World Health Organization says monkeypox is not yet a global emergency, the Washington Post reports.

More Proposed for Federal Research

Science reports that US House of Representatives panels are seeking to increase federal research funding.

PLOS Papers on Breast Cancer Metastasis, Left-Sided Cardiac Defects, SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring

In PLOS this week: link between breast cancer metastasis and CLIC4, sequencing analysis of left-sided cardiac defects, and more.