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The Sweet Smell of Posterboard

ScienceWoman is spending the day judging entries to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. On her blog, she posts some pictures of the entries from these young whippersnappers. One sophomore has a poster entitled, "Microfluidic image cytometry to detect PI3K pathway markers in brain cancer."

We don't know about you, but GTO is impressed — as sophomores, we couldn't even spell "microfluidic."

 

The Scan

Missed Early Cases

A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports.

Limited Journal Editor Diversity

A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist.

How Much of a Threat?

Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned.

PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs

In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.