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One Experiment That Failed

Open-access trailblazer Journal of Visualized Explanations Experiments has moved to a subscription model, says David Crotty on his Bench Marks blog. At Noah Gray's Nothing's Shocking blog, JoVE's Moshe Pritsker comments that "the reason is simple: we have to survive." Crotty adds, "I can't say I'm terribly surprised. JoVE set themselves a monumental task, trying to break ground with a new type of science publishing AND at the same time trying to do so with an unproven business model. Doing both together was perhaps a bit too ambitious."

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.