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In Science this week, investigators at the Whitehead Institute show that adult pluripotent stem cells called clonogenic neoblasts "underlie the remarkable regenerative abilities of planarians." All dividing cNeoblasts, the authors write, express the smedwi-1 gene and "display [a] broad differentiation capacity." Further, in its functional analysis, the Whitehead team found that transplanting single cNeoblasts into lethally irradiated hosts restored their regeneration.

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According to BBC News, the global vaccine-sharing initiative has sent its first shipment, which arrived in Ghana this week.

CNN reports that a US Food and Drug Administration document says Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine meets the requirements to receive an Emergency Use Authorization.

Researchers in France are developing a new, fast test for SARS-CoV-2 that initial testing indicates may be highly accurate, the Guardian says.

In Cell this week: analysis of fitness patterns among SARS-CoV-2 isolates, single-cell transcriptome analysis of immune features in COVID-19, and more.