A collection of systems biology researchers has called for a large-scale international project to create a detailed computational model of human physiology, or a “virtual human,” within the next 30 years.
 
In a statement issued at the recent Future Challenges in Systems Biology conference in Tokyo, representatives from several international research groups recommended that the systems biology community coordinate its efforts in order to achieve this ambitious goal.
 

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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

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