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.
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