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Open Access and YouTube -- A Likely Match?

BioMed Central has recently launched its very own YouTube channel, reports ScienceRoll, collating videos from scientific authors and editors who add to or further explain their work. It's certainly not the first example of this -- we've also seen the launch of Bioscreencast and JoVE, to name a couple of other science video sites. While their success remains to be seen, it's fair to say the concept of pairing video with publications or tutorials has definitely taken off.

The Scan

NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.