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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

Billions for Antivirals

The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports.

NFT of the Web

Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports.

23andMe on the Nasdaq

23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported.

Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer

In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.