Volume 623 Issue 7987

리서치 하이라이트




News Features

News & Views

Anti-COVID drug accelerates viral evolution p.486

Molnupiravir, an antiviral drug used to treat COVID-19, induces numerous mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 genome that can increase the rate at which the virus evolves — yielding viral variants that might survive and be passed on.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-03248-3

Multi-material 3D printing guided by machine vision p.488

A 3D printer uses machine vision to solve a problem that has plagued 3D inkjet printers, increasing the range of materials that can be used, and enabling the rapid production of complex objects such as a robot hand.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-03420-9

Viruses use RNA decoys to thwart CRISPR defences p.490

Bacteria and archaea are microorganisms that often use RNA-guided defences called CRISPR to destroy the genomes of viruses that infect them. It now emerges that viruses make RNAs that act as mimics to divert such defences.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-03133-z