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In Science this week: winner of the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists, and more.

BioFire's test is designed to detect and differentiate between SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory pathogens, while UMass Medical's test is only for SARS-CoV-2.

In PNAS this week: modeling of Rift Valley Fever spillover, Asian mosquito could pose malaria threat, and more.

The researchers said the findings underscore the need to study disease variants in a range of ancestral backgrounds.

Gaps in Pay

Nature Careers reports that male researchers at US federal agencies are paid more than their female counterparts, despite mechanisms to prevent wage disparities.

By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.

Carbon Cost of AI

Technology Review reports that training an artificial intelligence model can be environmentally costly.

In Nature this week: analysis of gut microbiome of colorectal cancer patients, enzymes that block CRISPR editing, and more.

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Imperial College London researchers are shifting away from testing a COVID-19 vaccine to focus on combating newly emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Independent says.

According to the Associated Press, genetic genealogy has helped law enforcement officials identify an unknown victim of the Green River Killer.

In PNAS this week: target to reduce chemotherapy-induced cardiac injury, tool finds ancient endogenous RNA viruses, and more.

Moderna reports its vaccine is effective against new SARS-CoV-2 strains, though it is also developing a booster, according to the New York Times.