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You Just Want to Pinch Its Cheeks

Nick Loman has posted pictures of Roche's new GS Junior at his blog, Pathogens: Genes and Genomes. "The GS Junior is a cute little thing, about the size of a laser printer. The LED looks a bit like a coin-slot and a few people commented that you 'put your 50p in there' and out comes the data," he writes. "A few people commented that they'd buy one if they did it in pink."

The Scan

Two J&J Doses

Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports.

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids

The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post.

Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease

The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics.

PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis

In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.