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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

Rise of BA.5

The New York Times reports that the Omicron subvariant BA.5 has become the dominant version of SARS-CoV-2 in the US.

UK Health Secretary Resigns

Sajid Javid, the UK health secretary, resigned along with Chancellor Rishi Sunak, saying they cannot work with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, CNN reports.

Clones From Freeze-Dried Cells

A team in Japan has cloned mice from freeze-dried skin cells, according to the Guardian.

Genome Research Papers on Craniosynostosis, Macaque Retrotransposition, More

In Genome Research this week: structural variants in craniosynostosis, LINE-1 activity in rhesus macaque brain, and more.