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Population Stratification for PIs

If you only have time for one click today, use it on this link to Respectful Insolence. Orac's blog was inspired by a cartoon of the nine types of PI -- and while Orac spends time wondering which kind of PI he is, GTO bets you'll be printing out the cartoon and using it as a guide for all the PIs you know. GTO especially enjoys the DemiGod and Science Wonk types.

 

The Scan

Vaccine Update Recommended

A US Food and Drug Administration panel recommends booster vaccines be updated to target Omicron, CNBC reports.

US to Make More Vaccines for Monkeypox Available

The US is to make nearly 300,000 vaccine doses available in the coming weeks to stem the spread of human monkeypox virus, according to NPR.

Sentence Appealed

The Associated Press reports that Swedish prosecutors are appealing the sentence given to a surgeon once lauded for transplanting synthetic tracheas but then convicted of causing bodily harm.

Genome Biology Papers on COVID-19 Effector Genes, Virtual ChIP-seq, scDART

In Genome Biology this week: proposed COVID-19 effector genes, method to predict transcription factor binding patterns, and more.