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Really, We're Working

At My Biotech Life, Ricardo Vidal has his own list of the top 10 life science-related apps for the iPhone/iPod Touch. Some, such as Molecules and Solutions, overlap with Bala Chandar's list over at Bitesize Bio, but Vidal's list has some new gems, including iCut DNA that connects to the restriction enzyme database and Primer Jot that helps users keep their primers and oligos straight.

The Scan

Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.