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Oh, What's That?

The Genetic Genealogist, Blaine Bettinger, recently made his 23andMe and Family Tree DNA testing results available online, and he has now challenged his readers to sift through the data and "analyze it to find the most interesting or surprising results," he writes at his blog. Bettinger notes that he's done some poking around himself, and entrants in his challenge need not worry about strength of the studies they use to interpret the results. "I'm aware of the uncertainties associated with this type of research, and my goal here is to make people aware of possibilities," he says. Bettinger says he'll make the most interesting response he gets the subject of a blog post.

The Scan

Not Kept "Clean and Sanitary"

A Food and Drug Administration inspection uncovered problems with cross contamination at an Emergent BioSolutions facility, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Resumption Recommendation Expected

The Washington Post reports that US officials are expected to give the go-ahead to resume using Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Canada's New Budget on Science

Science writes that Canada's new budget includes funding for the life sciences, but not as much as hoped for investigator-driven research.

Nature Papers Examine Single-Cell, Multi-Omic SARS-CoV-2 Response; Flatfish Sequences; More

In Nature this week: single-cell, multi-omics analysis provides insight into COVID-19 pathogenesis, evolution of flatfish, and more.