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New Products: 1,000 Genomes Dataset

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The National Institutes of Health and Amazon Web Services have made all the data from the international 1000 Genomes Project publicly available here through Amazon's cloud storage service. The dataset is currently 200 terabytes, and includes sequence information from 1,700 individuals. The remaining 900 samples will be sequenced this year and added to the dataset.

The Scan

Plan Rebuffed

The Associated Press reports China has rejected the World Health Organization's proposal to include the lab-leak theory in the next phase of its investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2.

Opossum Change

Researchers from Riken have used CRISPR to edit marsupial genomes, as Technology Review reports.

In the Ice

Cosmos magazine reports that researchers have uncovered more than two dozen ancient viruses in a Tibetan glacier.

Nature Papers Present Method to Uncover Differential RNA Modifications, Neutrophils in Innate Immune Response

In Nature this week: computational approach to identifying differential RNA modifications, and more.