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Students' Sequence Will Face Peer Review After All

Nature News has run a correction to their recent article, "India's tuberculosis genome project under fire," outlining the Open Source Drug Development's recent announcement of their Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome sequencing project. In the original article, author K. S. Jayaraman reported that the leaders of the TB sequencing project, completed by more than 400 college-level students, among other researchers, had "no plans" to submit their annotations for peer-review. In the corrected version of the story, Jayaraman acknowledges that "since the publication of this article, Nature has learned that preparations are underway to submit the data from the M. tuberculosis genome project to peer-reviewed journals."

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.