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The Scan

Fetal Tissue Policy Changes Expected

Mix of Human and Monkey

Sequencing the Zoo

Science Papers on Approach to Isolate DNA from Sediment, Algorithm to Construct Signaling Networks

A Few, as Expected

Prep for the Next One

For the Unknown Soldiers

Nature Papers Compare CtDNA Assays, Examine Lettuce Domestication, More

National Academy of Sciences May Expel Members

More to Mix and Match

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.