lawsuit Suit Over Allegations The Boston Globe reports that David Sabatini, who was placed on leave from MIT after allegations of sexual harassment, is suing his accuser, the Whitehead Institute, and the institute's director. Offer to Come Back The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the University of Tennessee is offering Anming Hu, a professor who was acquitted of charges that he hid ties to China, his position back. Synthego Preemptively Sues Agilent Technologies to Ward Off CRISPR Patent Infringement Allegations Agilent allegedly tried to get Synthego to license patents related to CRISPR guide RNAs and threatened to escalate its response when Synthego did not do so. Lacks Family Sues Thermo Fisher Scientific The Baltimore Sun reports that members of Henrietta Lacks' family are suing Thermo Fisher Scientific. Parts of Arizona Law Blocked According to the Associated Press, an Arizona judge has blocked parts of a new law criminalizing performing abortions due to fetal genetic anomalies. Breaking News Genomic Analysis of China's Bronze Age Tarim Basin Mummies Suggests Local Origins Relationship of Sitting Bull Descendant Verified With Ancient DNA From Lock of Hair Immunai Closes $215M Series B Round DNAe, Imperial College London, U of Leicester to Develop NGS-Based Breast Cancer Monitoring Test Illumina, Israel Ministry of Health to Pilot Genome Sequencing for Diagnosing Critically Ill Infants GenomSys Gains CE Mark for New Genomic Analysis Software The Scan Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old. Sharing How to Make It Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times. Bring it Back In Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.