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The Scan

Not as Cold

Genome Research Papers on Microbes' Effects on Host Transfer RNA, Honeybee Evolution, Single-Cell Histones

Watching These

Number of False Positives

Markers of Depression

PNAS Papers on Breast Cancer Hypoxia, EMT Networks, Oral Cancer Immune Checkpoints

Eli Broad Dies

Wasted Doses

Not Involved

PLOS Papers on Lipid-Related Heart, Diabetes Variants in Finland; Zika Lipidome; Glioma Prognosis

The Scan

Pfizer-BioNTech Seek Full Vaccine Approval

According to the New York Times, Pfizer and BioNTech are seeking full US Food and Drug Administration approval for their SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Viral Integration Study Critiqued

Science writes that a paper reporting that SARS-CoV-2 can occasionally integrate into the host genome is drawing criticism.

Giraffe Species Debate

The Scientist reports that a new analysis aiming to end the discussion of how many giraffe species there are has only continued it.

Science Papers Examine Factors Shaping SARS-CoV-2 Spread, Give Insight Into Bacterial Evolution

In Science this week: genomic analysis points to role of human behavior in SARS-CoV-2 spread, and more.