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Agilent Technologies' SureVector Kit

Agilent Technologies has released SureVector, a modular vector kit for molecular cloning and DNA assembly research. According to the company, SureVector is the first of its kind, providing an extensively validated set of standardized parts that can be assembled into thousands of combinations covering a huge portion of commercially available vectors that will be functional in a variety of cell types.

The Scan

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.