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What About an A for Affordable?

In Wired there's a story focusing on Lee Hood's plan for revamping the healthcare system. Changing medical practice to be more predictive, preventive, personalized, and participatory is the goal, and the Institute for Systems Biology is developing the diagnostics and technology to make it happen. "The goal is to shift medicine from treating illness to managing health, saving money and lives along the way," says the article. Defining disease, data security, and training both doctors and patients to use and understand the technology and new choices will be a few of the challenges, says Hood.

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.