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Genomenon Mastermind 2.0

Genomenon has introduced version 2.0 of its Mastermind genomic search engine. The new release features the ability to search genomic literature by phenotype to help with the diagnosis of rare and hereditary diseases. Genomenon said that this addition was the most requested improvement to the product from children's hospitals and genetic testing laboratories alike. 

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Booster for At-Risk

The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people 65 and older or at increased risk.

Preprints OK to Mention Again

Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications.

Hundreds of Millions More to Share

The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post.

Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia

In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.