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Seriously, Gullible Isn't in the Dictionary. We Swear.

Apparently we humans are only using a measly three percent of our DNA, but don't worry -- a new company, called DNA Perfection, says it can turn on your "junk DNA" to let loose your "dormant superhuman abilities." The DNA Practitioner, Toby Alexander, even activates your DNA remotely. Larry Moran concludes on his blog: "I strongly believe that David Hannum, in his famous comment to P.T. Barnum, grossly underestimated the number of suckers born every minute."

The Scan

Could Cost Billions

NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars.

Not Quite Sent

The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post.

DTC Regulation Proposals

A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports.

PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy

In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.