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HUGO Introduces Website For Chromosomal Searches


LONDON--The Human Genome Organization announced that it has launched a new website designed to help researchers conduct chromosomal oriented searches. The site includes links to several chromosome resources, DNA sequencing sites, DNA sequence annotation data, disease loci specific sites, and model organism synteny maps. The page can be reached at

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Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.