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Young and Accomplished (No, We're Not Jealous)

Susan Perkins at Dechronization points out a booklet from the L'Oreal Foundation and Science that features 17 female scientists who "have set out to make the world a better place [and] although they are still young, many have already achieved that goal," says Sean Sanders in the introduction. Each of the women received a fellowship from UNESCO-L'Oréal. Among the women in the spotlight are Harvard's Pardis Sabeti, the University of Westminster's Rehana Jauhangeer, and the University of Nottingham's Prudence Mutowo.

The Scan

NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.