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You Could Always Start Buying Blinders in Bulk

In response to a reader, blogger Janet Stemwedel offers advice on how to counter unethical behavior -- and what senior people can do to help junior scientists. First, she says, keep records and teach younger scientists to do the same. She also advises senior people to set an example and speak up. But the comments on her blog are jaded ("none of your suggestions above would work") so she added a second post, asking senior scientists to share what they do when they hear a complaint.

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.