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Don't Forget Your X-Ray Glasses

After putting on their special glasses, doctors and researchers can take a look at the DNA of a four-dimensional human atlas, reports this wire story. Using a 3-D Java application and medical and genomic data, researchers at the University of Calgary created a virtual human hologram that can be seen in length, width, height, and time and manipulated by a computer. The creators hope this model person, called CAVEman, will help with testing drugs and understanding disease and development.

The Scan

Could Cost Billions

NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars.

Not Quite Sent

The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post.

DTC Regulation Proposals

A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports.

PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy

In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.