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GenePeeks Virtual Progeny Analytics

GenePeeks launched the Virtual Progeny Analytics screening platform for reporting individual carrier status for a limited number of diseases. The technology digitally combines genetic information from two prospective parents to generate and analyze potential genetic combinations, enabling high-resolution visibility into the risk of conceiving a child with one of more than 1,000 inheritable genetic diseases, the company said. 

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.