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Who Wouldn't Want To Hear a Knight Speak?

Perhaps if you're British it ain't no big thing. Curiously, a talk to be given by recently awarded Nobel Prize winner Sir Martin Evans was cancelled due to "lack of interest," reports the BBC. On Monday he was awarded the Nobel for medicine for creating knockout mice (and is also at the forefront of stem cell research); on Wednesday, no one cares! (Well, almost no one, since GTO would be in attendance if the UK wasn't so far away.)

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.