Bigger and Beefier

Researchers in China are embracing genome-editing tools to modify animals, Nature News reports.

"China's government has allocated a lot of financial support in genetically modified animals in both [the] agriculture field [and the] biomedicine field," says Liangxue Lai from the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health.

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Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

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China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.