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You're As Old As You Feel. Really.

A Wired post explores the difference between chronological and biological age. It takes a look at several studies that try to correlate age with various biomarkers, though finding true age is hard because people age at different rates. Says the post, "While dozens of biomarkers are correlated with age ... none of them is a good enough match to provide full-proof age determination. The same holds true for even the most advanced genomic expression studies."

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.