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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

mRNA-Based Vaccine on the Way in China

China may soon have its own mRNA-based vaccine, according to Nature News.

Arranged Killing, Fraud Alleged by Prosecutors

The Wall Street Journal reports that prosecutors allege that the co-founder of a biotech arranged to have a business associate who threatened to expose him as a fraud killed.

Whirlwind Decade of CRISPR

The New York Times looks back at the 10 years since the University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues published their CRISPR paper.

PNAS Papers on Blue Cone Monochromacy Structural Variants, HIV-1 Mutant, T-ALL

In PNAS this week: structural variants linked to blue cone monochromacy, HIV-1 variants affecting the matrix protein p17, and more.