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Thomas Brock Dies

Thomas Brock, the microbiologist who discovered the bacterium whose polymerase is used in PCR reactions, has died, according to the New York Times.

More'n a Million

According to Nature News, more than a million coronavirus genomes have been uploaded to GISAID.

Early Malaria Vaccine Results

An early trial suggests a new malaria vaccine is up to 77 percent effective in preventing disease, the Guardian reports.

Science Papers on Way to Track Interactions of Single Cells, Spatially Resolved Single-Cell RNA Sequencing

In Science this week: barcoding plus sequencing approach to follow cell interactions during inflammations, and more.