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Say Goodbye to Tomorrow's Stars

This opinion piece, from the chair of the biochemistry department at the University of Utah med school, says that the funding crunch in biomedicine will drive talented people away from careers in research. "The loss of future discoveries," he writes in the Salt Lake Tribune, "would be significant."

Here at GTO, we like to think of the funding crunch as the problem that keeps on giving.

 

The Scan

NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.