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Researchers are surveying the oceans to see who is living where by analyzing the DNA they leave behind, Wired reports.

By outfitting underwater drones with Oxford Nanopore Minion sequencers, Wired writes that researchers can sample and analyze these environmental DNA samples without the technology even leaving the water. This, it says, enables sampling to occur over longer periods of time and during rougher seas. 

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AstraZeneca has released its coronavirus vaccine trial protocol, according to the New York Times.

Time magazine looks into how liquid biopsies are changing cancer care.

According to the Guardian, more than 150 countries have signed on to a global SARS-CoV-2 vaccine plan.

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