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Science Reviews How Non-Genetic DNA Features Expand Utility of Liquid Biopsies, Presents Study of Enzymes in DNA Methylation

A Response Here

B.1.1.7 Now Common in US

Which Steps to Take

Nature Papers Present Enhancer-Gene Maps, Bacterial Methylomes Detected from Nanopore Sequencing, More

Repeated Issues

Fake People, Real Research

MGH President to Leave

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.