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So Much For Taking Some Time Off

Fresh out of his post as director of NHGRI, Francis Collins will be spending the coming months working on a book on personalized medicine. "Arguably the nation's leading geneticist," says a Yahoo news article, Collins is penning "Body Language: How Personalized Medicine Will Change Your Life," slated to appear on shelves in Fall 2009.

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.