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Required Reading for All

At the New York Times, Amy Harmon describes how one teacher outside Jacksonville, Florida brings evolution, a required topic, into the classroom. She focuses on David Campbell and his students who "often arrive at school fearing that evolution, and perhaps science itself, is hostile to their faith." Jonathan Eisen is a fan of the article, writing, "I think the whole piece should be required reading for all evolutionary biologists, all biologists, and all science teachers."

The Scan

Not Immediately Told

The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says.

Seems Effective in Kids

The Associated Press reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children appears to be highly effective at preventing symptomatic disease.

Intelligence Warning on Bioeconomy Threats

US intelligence warns over China's focus on technologies and data related to the bioeconomy, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Campylobacteriosis Sources, Inherited Retinal Dystrophies, Liver Cancer Prognosis

In PLOS this week: approach to uncover source of Campylobacteriosis, genetic risk factors for inherited retinal dystrophies, and more.