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As We Recall, Making a Volcano Was Pretty Cool

A recent survey by researchers at Ohio's Miami University found that elementary school girls like science and math. The survey of 2,000 primary school girls found that fourth-grade girls enjoyed science class better than other subjects. Though by eighth grade, they liked science less, but all other subjects also dropped in enjoyability. The news story adds that by college, some girls regain their interest in science.

The Scan

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.