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Our Summer Camp Only Taught Us How to Use Lanyard

In China, 30 children between the ages of 3 and 12 are being tested "to identify genetic gifts and predict the future," reports CNN. For $880, parents can sign their children up for summer camps at Chongqing Children's Palace and the genetic test conducted by Shanghai Biochip Corporation. From the test and observations and evaluations made during the camp, the parents will receive recommendations about what the children should pursue. "It's better to develop her talents earlier rather than later," parent Chen Zhongyan says about her daughter. "Now we can find when she is young, and raise her based on what her natural gifts are."

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.