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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

CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern"

CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern."

From FDA to Venture Capital

Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post.

Consent Questions

Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles.

Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes

In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.