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Open Access Just Means...More Stuff to Read

Pedro Beltrao points to an editorial written by Catriona J. MacCallum in PLoS Biology, which elaborates on the true meaning of open access and warns about so-called open access publications like Molecular Systems Biology. According to Beltrao, MSB is working their issues out, and he doesn’t like that PLoS obscured the comment/defense posted by Thomas Lemberger, editor at MSB.

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.