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Maybe Now We'll Take Them Seriously

Officials at Harvard University have been busy, if the Allston Initiative is any guide. The university just released the initiative, which comprises expansion plans that will dedicate billions of dollars over the next 50 years to drastically updating the campus, according to this wire story. Harvard plans to break ground this summer on a 500,000-square-foot interdisciplinary science complex for stem cell research and other areas of study.

 

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.