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The Sleep Part Will Be Difficult

If you're tired of getting to the last steps of a reaction in the lab and realizing that you forgot to do something hours earlier, check out Nick Oswald's latest advice at Bitesize Bio. There, he gives 10 ways to help you make fewer errors in the lab. Topping the list is to, well, make a list. "I have always found that using checklists during experiments is a great way to focus the mind and stop me from forgetting to add something or doing things in the wrong order," Oswald writes. Other tips include setting everything up before you begin, making stock solution in bulk, and getting enough sleep.

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.