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Our Accomplishments Pale in Comparison

Now that her four years as a post-doc are up, blogger Professor in Training lists both her professional and personal achievements attained during that time. On the professional side, she not only won some departmental awards, but she also learned a few new techniques and collaborated with high-profile labs. To show that postdocs can have a life outside the lab, she also ran a marathon and hiked the Grand Canyon.

 

The Scan

Could Cost Billions

NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars.

Not Quite Sent

The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post.

DTC Regulation Proposals

A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports.

PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy

In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.