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Some endangered animals could be at risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to The Scientist.

More Boy Calves

Grist reports that a University of California, Davis, team has edited the genome of a calf so that he'll be more likely to produce male offspring.

The Zoom PhD Defense

At Nature Careers, a postdoc gives advice for graduate students who have to do their PhD defenses remotely.

University of California, Davis researchers describe ways that genetic genealogy databases could be "hacked."

In PLOS this week: rare alterations in Timothy syndrome, analysis of twins' gut microbiomes, and more.

Two researchers have uncovered ways that users of genetic genealogy sites could be susceptible to "genetic hacking."

In Nature this week: researchers from the NIH Common Fund Human Biomolecular Atlas Program discuss the project's mission, and more.

Discover's D-brief blog reports that researcher have bred calves from a bull that had undergone genome editing.

In Genome Biology this week: a quantitative MNase-seq approach to map nucleosomes, evaluation of nearly two dozen single-cell transcriptomics-based methods, and more.

In PLOS this week: genetic diversity of invasive Echium plantagineum, gene-miRNA interactions in abdominal aortic aneurysm, and more.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.