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Star with Darwin

If your on-camera persona is up to snuff, you could appear in a film about Charles Darwin, reports the Guardian. The Darwin Aloud project is calling for videos of people reading an excerpt from On the Origin of Species in their native language in front of a landmark, a scientifically important site, or other scenery. The deadline is May 31st, so dust off your recorder and get shooting.

The Scan

NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.