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Now You See It, Now You ...

To be completely clear, this post has absolutely nothing to do with the 'omics community. It's just too cool not to include.

According to this wire story, physicists based at Purdue University say they have come up with a theoretical design for a device that would make objects, for all intents and purposes, invisible. The article quotes lead researcher Vladimir Shalaev as saying, "It looks pretty much like fiction, I do realize, but it's completely in agreement with the laws of physics."

 

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.