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Welcome to Your 15 Minutes

Over at Buzzyeah, Andrew Meyer blogs about his weekend stint being interviewed on a radio show about genetic testing. The segment also included a VP from DNA Direct, says Meyers, who recently got his genome results from 23andMe. You can listen to the interview from his website.

 

The Scan

Hundreds of Millions More to Share

The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post.

Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia

In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.

Not Yet a Permanent One

NPR says the lack of a permanent Food and Drug Administration commissioner has "flummoxed" public health officials.

Unfair Targeting

Technology Review writes that a new report says the US has been unfairly targeting Chinese and Chinese-American individuals in economic espionage cases.