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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

Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.