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The Scan

Arizona Bans Abortions for Genetic Anomalies

Genome Biology Papers on Bladder Cancer, PCIP-seq, Structured RNAs in Human Microbiomes

Surprising Rhino Diversity

Or Pick It Up

Brazil Declines to Approve Sputnik V

PNAS Papers on Mosquito Gene Drive, Head and Neck Cancer, Precancerous Lesions in Lung

Right There in the Sewage

Cases and Variants

More Nominees for Science Roles

PLOS Papers on Cholesterol in Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer Microbiomes, More

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.