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Well, Ma'am, That's a 78-Year-Old Liver, But Your Gall Bladder Looks Like It's 17

Technology Review follows up on a paper from PLoS Genetics about aging differences between organs and species. The Stanford and National Institute on Aging scientists involved in the project have built a repository of gene expression changes in 16 different tissues over the life of mice. "The researchers' findings suggest that different tissues age very differently, and this could help pinpoint when it is appropriate to use mice as a model of human aging -- and when it's not," according to the article.


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.