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You Know, Beyond Using Twitter to Kill Time Between Experiments

David Bradley posts on Sciencebase about a question he put up on LinkedIn asking for opinions on how science might benefit from social media. The post is a nice roundup of the responses he got. People said web 2.0 tools make it easier to find collaborators, perform more mining of information, finding new internship opportunities, and more.

 

The Scan

Could Cost Billions

NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars.

Not Quite Sent

The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post.

DTC Regulation Proposals

A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports.

PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy

In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.