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So I Hopped on My HoverCraft and Sped to the Doctor's Office ...

Over at the Public Rambling blog, Pedro Beltrao envisions the future of personalized medicine, where people will be able to have their genome sequenced in order to find out what diseases they’re most likely to get. It's a fun post that reads like a chapter in a sci-fi novel. After he's done with the daydream about life in the genomes-for-all age, Pedro comes back to 2007 to list several recent articles and blog posts related to personal genomics.

The Scan

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.