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The study is enrolling up to 2,000 patients at 10 US medical centers and using omics approaches to profile their immune response over the course of a year.

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According to Nature News, the updated NIH sexual harassment policy does not address all of critics' concerns.

Rick Bright, the former BARDA director, updates his whistleblower complaint to include allegations of ongoing retaliation, CBS News reports.

In PNAS this week: features linked to coronavirus pathogenicity, multi-system syndrome linked to RNA modification-linked mutations, and more.

Science reports that more than 50 researchers have resigned or been fired as a result of the National Institutes of Health's inquiry examining unreported foreign ties.

The US National Institutes of Health has updated its policies combating sexual harassment, as NIH Director Francis Collins and his colleagues note in an editorial in Science.

A comparative genomics and machine-learning analysis spanning almost 1,000 viral genomes pointed to two proteins that appear to be altered in SARS-CoV-2 and MERS-CoV.

The technique could be used to study DNA repair at high resolution in space, time, and genomic coordinates, the researchers said.

Science reports on how federal funding is helping university labs through pandemic-related closures.

In December the firm won $4 million from CARB-X to support the platform's first test identifying the most common bloodstream infections associated with sepsis.


The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.