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'Not Valued or Understood'

Sandra Porter delves into a recent Science article that found that 40 percent of science education specialists in the California State University system were thinking about leaving their jobs and 20 percent about leaving the field. The study says that the specialists weren't happy because "their science education efforts were not valued or understood." Porter says these results are "sad and unsurprising," but wonders if students are happier with the quality of teaching from these specialists and if the effect holds at community colleges.

The Scan

Rise of BA.5

The New York Times reports that the Omicron subvariant BA.5 has become the dominant version of SARS-CoV-2 in the US.

UK Health Secretary Resigns

Sajid Javid, the UK health secretary, resigned along with Chancellor Rishi Sunak, saying they cannot work with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, CNN reports.

Clones From Freeze-Dried Cells

A team in Japan has cloned mice from freeze-dried skin cells, according to the Guardian.

Genome Research Papers on Craniosynostosis, Macaque Retrotransposition, More

In Genome Research this week: structural variants in craniosynostosis, LINE-1 activity in rhesus macaque brain, and more.