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Christian Today
Evolution: Solid Science Or A Compromise With Paganism?problems rather than from their own innate difficulties". And no less a figure
Evolution: Solid Science Or A Compromise With Paganism?
Christian Today / Posted 17 hours ago
problems rather than from their own innate difficulties". And no less a figure than Francis Collins, director of the Human Genome Project, writes movingly about his journey to faith and how it was fed by science. It's a very good book, and... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Junk DNA is not so junky after allcomplexity of the animal. For instance, humans have about 20,000 genes, yet tha
Junk DNA is not so junky after all
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
complexity of the animal. For instance, humans have about 20,000 genes, yet that only makes up 1.2 per cent of the total human genome of 3.2 billion individual base pairs. This makes an interesting contrast to the humble onion plant, which has... Read more
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USA Today
Can $3 billion cure Zuckerberg's ego?couple’s sizable ego. To be sure, aiming high is admirable. Inspiration and fo
Can $3 billion cure Zuckerberg's ego?
USA Today / Posted yesterday
couple’s sizable ego. To be sure, aiming high is admirable. Inspiration and focus allowed NASA to land on the moon and the Human Genome Project to map our DNA. Likewise, donating large sums of money to charitable causes for the benefit of society... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Signs Invitae's Best Days Are Aheadrelevant genes, or those identified as having clear correlations to specific di
3 Signs Invitae's Best Days Are Ahead
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
relevant genes, or those identified as having clear correlations to specific diseases, by the end of 2016. The full human genome is between 20,000 and 25,000 genes, so why stop at just 3,000? The company appears to have asked that same... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Signs Invitae's Best Days Are Aheadrelevant genes, or those identified as having clear correlations to specific di
3 Signs Invitae's Best Days Are Ahead
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
relevant genes, or those identified as having clear correlations to specific diseases, by the end of 2016. The full human genome is between 20,000 and 25,000 genes, so why stop at just 3,000? The company appears to have asked that same... Read more
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Reuters
Reuters Top 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities - 2016most important innovations of the past century, including the development of di
Reuters Top 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities - 2016
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
most important innovations of the past century, including the development of digital computers and the completion of the Human Genome Project. Harvard University (ranked #3), is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and... Read more
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Fortune
Here Are the World’s Most Innovative Universities for 2016most important innovations of the past century, including the development of di
Here Are the World’s Most Innovative Universities for 2016
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
most important innovations of the past century, including the development of digital computers and the completion of the Human Genome Project. Harvard University (ranked #3), is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and... Read more
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Newsmax
Do You Have a Heart Attack Gene?as a predictor. Their score is based on more than 49,000 single nucleotide poly
Do You Have a Heart Attack Gene?
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
as a predictor. Their score is based on more than 49,000 single nucleotide polymorphisms — SNPs — single letters in in the human genome sequence that can vary for individuals. Their results signal a breakthrough for genetic heart disease... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Association for Molecular Pathology announces winners of 2016 awardspioneering, and special achievements by professionals in the field. "Dr. Lander
Association for Molecular Pathology announces winners of 2016 awards
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
pioneering, and special achievements by professionals in the field. "Dr. Lander was one of the early pioneers of the human genome," said Charles E. Hill, MD, PhD, AMP President. "Throughout his career, Dr. Lander and his colleagues have... Read more
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The News & Observer
Is this the face of UNC student Faith Hedgepeth’s killer?agencies for the past year and a half. The company uses a huge database of kno
Is this the face of UNC student Faith Hedgepeth’s killer?
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
agencies for the past year and a half. The company uses a huge database of known DNA samples to identify points in the human genome linked to certain physical traits and then uses predictive modeling to generate likely composites based on... Read more
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FOX News
New Dna Technique May Reveal Face Of Killer In Unsolved Double-murderof a person from which physical appearance can be inferred," Greytak said. Par
New Dna Technique May Reveal Face Of Killer In Unsolved Double-murder
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
of a person from which physical appearance can be inferred," Greytak said. Parabon's new technology reads the parts of the human genome that code for the differences in physical appearance between people. Snapshot is able to predict such critical... Read more
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FOX News
Tech Company Creates Facial Image To Help Id Unc Student's Killerreturned at approximately 11 a.m. with a friend, she found Hedgepeth's body. P
Tech Company Creates Facial Image To Help Id Unc Student's Killer
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
returned at approximately 11 a.m. with a friend, she found Hedgepeth's body. Parabon's technology reads the parts of the human genome that code for the differences in physical appearance between people. Snapshot is able to predict such critical... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists identify rare genetic variants linked to risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, diabetesto disease." The researchers then applied an analytical technique called fine-
Scientists identify rare genetic variants linked to risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
to disease." The researchers then applied an analytical technique called fine-mapping to study hundreds of regions of the human genome that contain genetic risk factors for cardiometabolic disease. For 59 regions, they were able to narrow down the... Read more
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The Hindu
Around the World — September 25, 2016could help T cells sift the harmful from neutral cells. Smoking’s ‘legacy’ Sm
Around the World — September 25, 2016
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
could help T cells sift the harmful from neutral cells. Smoking’s ‘legacy’ Smoking leaves its “footprint” on the human genome in the form of DNA methylation, a process by which cells control gene activity, according to a study. Even after... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New global map shines light on genetic roots of diseasessimply based on its genetic interaction patterns, a process referred to as "gui
New global map shines light on genetic roots of diseases
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
simply based on its genetic interaction patterns, a process referred to as "guilt by association". If most genes in the human genome have one or more backup genes, then instead of searching for single genes underlying diseases, researchers now... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
What's The Prognosis For The Zuckerbergs' $3 Billion Health Plan?don't think they're naïve at all. I admire audacious goals," says Collins, a ph
What's The Prognosis For The Zuckerbergs' $3 Billion Health Plan?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
don't think they're naïve at all. I admire audacious goals," says Collins, a physician-geneticist and former leader of the Human Genome Project. "I think it's great that they're putting something out that sounds almost unreachable to make people... Read more
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PhysOrg
Landmark map reveals the genetic wiring of cellular lifebe looking for gene pairs. That is a huge challenge because it means examining
Landmark map reveals the genetic wiring of cellular life
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
be looking for gene pairs. That is a huge challenge because it means examining about 200 million possible gene pairs in the human genome for association with a disease. Fortunately, with the know-how from the yeast map, researchers can now begin to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
DNA damage caused by smoking may last a lifetimeFramingham Heart Study that has been followed by researchers since 1971. Relat
DNA damage caused by smoking may last a lifetime
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
Framingham Heart Study that has been followed by researchers since 1971. Related Stories DNA methylation sites across the human genome were compared between current smokers, former smokers and those who have never smoked. The results showed that... Read more
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Billboard
President Bill Clinton Honors Jon Bon Jovi, Criticizes Those Who 'Peddle Anger and Resentment'is a zero sum game and I'm losing. Our differences matter more than our common
President Bill Clinton Honors Jon Bon Jovi, Criticizes Those Who 'Peddle Anger and Resentment'
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
is a zero sum game and I'm losing. Our differences matter more than our common humanity. The hell with the findings of the human genome projects that we're all 99.5 percent the same. No. Choose resentment over reconciliation, choose anger over... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Tumour suppressor gene has greater anti-cancer activity than previously thoughtLeadauthor on the paper and an expert in DNA damage, he explains: "TP53 is one
Tumour suppressor gene has greater anti-cancer activity than previously thought
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
Leadauthor on the paper and an expert in DNA damage, he explains: "TP53 is one of the most potent genes in the human genome at preventing cancer and hence is termed a tumour suppressor gene. The importance of TP53 as a tumour suppressor... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
All non-Africans descended from a single migration out of Africa: studyin the human reference genome,” say excerpts from the study. “Our analysis rev
All non-Africans descended from a single migration out of Africa: study
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
in the human reference genome,” say excerpts from the study. “Our analysis reveals key features of the landscape of human genome variation, including that the rate of accumulation of mutations has accelerated by about 5% in non-Africans... Read more
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New Kerala
Smoking leaves footprint on human genome - newkerala.com #122348disease suggest it may play an important role. Researchers conducted a meta-an
Smoking leaves footprint on human genome - newkerala.com #122348
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
disease suggest it may play an important role. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of DNA methylation sites across the human genome using blood samples taken from nearly 16,000 participants from 16 groups of the Cohorts for Heart and Aging... Read more
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New Kerala
All non-Africans descended from a single migration out of Africa - newkerala.com #122301team of colleagues began by selecting two genomes each from 51 populations repr
All non-Africans descended from a single migration out of Africa - newkerala.com #122301
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
team of colleagues began by selecting two genomes each from 51 populations represented in a collection called the Human Genome Diversity Project. Next, they assembled samples from members of 91 other groups, including diverse Native... Read more
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International Business Times
Genetic studies reveal diversity of early human populations – and pin down when we left AfricaThis migration is only visible in the genomes of a separate set of Sahulians se
Genetic studies reveal diversity of early human populations – and pin down when we left Africa
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
This migration is only visible in the genomes of a separate set of Sahulians sequenced as part of the Estonian Biocentre Human Genome Diversity Panel. Only around 2% per cent of these genomes can be traced to this earlier migration event, which... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Smoking damages human DNA permanently - even 30 years after you quitdisease and pulmonary disease suggest it may play an important role. Researche
Smoking damages human DNA permanently - even 30 years after you quit
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
disease and pulmonary disease suggest it may play an important role. Researchers analysed DNA methylation sites across the human genome using blood samples taken from nearly 16,000 participants. The researchers compared DNA methylation sites in... Read more
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New Kerala
Smoking impact on DNA even 30 years after quitting - newkerala.com #122207more than 30 years even after one quits, a study has found. The findings showe
Smoking impact on DNA even 30 years after quitting - newkerala.com #122207
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
more than 30 years even after one quits, a study has found. The findings showed that smoking leaves its "footprint" on the human genome in the form of DNA methylation -- a process by which cells control gene activity. Methylation, one of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bill Clinton's HOUR-LONG farewell to the initiative he's closing downquote the naysayers. 'You're wrong our differences matter more than our common
Bill Clinton's HOUR-LONG farewell to the initiative he's closing down
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
quote the naysayers. 'You're wrong our differences matter more than our common humanity. To hell with the findings of the human genome project that we're all 99.5 percent the same. 'NO - choose resentment over reconciliation, chose anger over... Read more
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International Business Times
Smoking leaves a 'footprint' on DNA that can last for decadesinvolved in these diseases. Possible biomarkers The study is a genome-wide an
Smoking leaves a 'footprint' on DNA that can last for decades
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
involved in these diseases. Possible biomarkers The study is a genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation sites across the human genome, using blood samples taken from nearly 16,000 participants. Some were current smokers, while others used to... Read more
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Medical News Today
Smoking may affect DNA for more than 30 yearsSmoking affects the human genome - a complete set of DNA in a person, including
Smoking may affect DNA for more than 30 years
Medical News Today / Posted 10 days ago
Smoking affects the human genome - a complete set of DNA in a person, including all genes - in the form of DNA methylation, finds a new study published in an American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Some DNA... Read more
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Daily Mail
Smoking leaves a DNA 'footprint' even 30 years after you've quitthe molecular mechanisms responsible remain poorly understood. US researchers
Smoking leaves a DNA 'footprint' even 30 years after you've quit
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
the molecular mechanisms responsible remain poorly understood. US researchers analysed DNA methylation sites across the human genome using blood samples taken from nearly 16,000 participants including current and former smokers and those who had... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Prenatal & Maternal Diagnostic Market Analysis to 2021CAGR to 2021. This is at the expense of more invasive techniques as chorionic v
Global Prenatal & Maternal Diagnostic Market Analysis to 2021
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
CAGR to 2021. This is at the expense of more invasive techniques as chorionic villus sampling (CVS) or amniocentesis. When human genome sequencing was successfully accomplished, experts in the healthcare industry expected that DNA sequencing would... Read more
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Pitchfork
Various Artists: Imaginational Anthem Vol. 8 : The Private Press Album Reviewperhaps he’ll inspire a new strand: the liner notes tell us Moore was an early
Various Artists: Imaginational Anthem Vol. 8 : The Private Press Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 11 days ago
perhaps he’ll inspire a new strand: the liner notes tell us Moore was an early pioneer of computer music during Silicon Valley days, co-authored a book about Atari gaming consoles, and set human genome DNA sequences to sound. Let’s see Fahey top th... Read more
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FOX Business
Rule Breaker Investing: When Robots Ruleto replicate to the cell level what's happening in that brain. And then because
Rule Breaker Investing: When Robots Rule
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
to replicate to the cell level what's happening in that brain. And then because stuff gets cheaper over time, the first human genome cost a billion dollars or more to develop, and now you can have yours 15 years later for 250 bucks. So we're... Read more
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FOX Business
Rule Breaker Investing: When Robots Ruleto replicate to the cell level what's happening in that brain. And then because
Rule Breaker Investing: When Robots Rule
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
to replicate to the cell level what's happening in that brain. And then because stuff gets cheaper over time, the first human genome cost a billion dollars or more to develop, and now you can have yours 15 years later for 250 bucks. So we're... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Illumina, Secret Giant Of DNA Sequencing, Is Bringing Its Tech To The Massesopened lab. It was January 2009, and Illumina's scientists were about to embark
Illumina, Secret Giant Of DNA Sequencing, Is Bringing Its Tech To The Masses
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
opened lab. It was January 2009, and Illumina's scientists were about to embark on their first mission to sequence a whole human genome. The project, internally dubbed "Jaynome," required a prescription from Flatley's doctor in case the scientists... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$1.5B project aims to breed super shrimpplan to produce a first-draft genome for the black tiger prawn. That's a biolog
$1.5B project aims to breed super shrimp
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
plan to produce a first-draft genome for the black tiger prawn. That's a biological recipe 10 times more complex than the human genome, Jerry said. The next step is to match the genetic information to the physical traits desired in the prawn --... Read more
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FSView
Research on fruit flies leads to cancer discoveryMin-Deng, an FSU professor of Biology and the senior author and lab head of the
Research on fruit flies leads to cancer discovery
FSView / Posted 12 days ago
Min-Deng, an FSU professor of Biology and the senior author and lab head of the research piece, explains that although the human genome is more complicated than that of a fruit fly, a lot of the biological mechanisms, including the way the cells... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers find switch that helps restore damaged axonswe are exploring which factors determine the initiation and efficacy of the inj
Researchers find switch that helps restore damaged axons
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
we are exploring which factors determine the initiation and efficacy of the injury program." Related Stories After the human genome was deciphered, epigenetics — the study of gene regulation — has moved to the forefront with the realization... Read more
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PhysOrg
NIST releases new 'family' of standardized genomessystem, a “personalized cancer vaccine” like those that may be developed in the
NIST releases new 'family' of standardized genomes
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
system, a “personalized cancer vaccine” like those that may be developed in the future with the help of NIST’s standardized human genomes. Credit: R.E. Serda/National Cancer Institute and Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of... Read more
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Ipswich Star
University of Suffolk to honour ‘distinguished’ figures from the county including Oscar-winner, Olympic medallist and BAFTA nomineeSlim. He is currently working on his first feature film Code of Life, which fol
University of Suffolk to honour ‘distinguished’ figures from the county including Oscar-winner, Olympic medallist and BAFTA nominee
Ipswich Star / Posted 14 days ago
Slim. He is currently working on his first feature film Code of Life, which follows the true story of the race to map the human genome. Anthony Ogogo (Honorary Fellow) Brian Tobin The Lowestoft-born Olympian started boxing at the age of 12 and... Read more
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University of Pennsylvania Health System
Genes Essential to Life Found in Mouse Mutants are Related to Many Human Disease GenesImaging Centre, at Toronto, is also a co-author. This work was supported by th
Genes Essential to Life Found in Mouse Mutants are Related to Many Human Disease Genes
University of Pennsylvania Health System / Posted 14 days ago
Imaging Centre, at Toronto, is also a co-author. This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute and the Office of the Director’s Common Fund (U42 OD011185, U54 HG006332, U54 HG006348-S1,... Read more
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Al.com
How fast is UAB's new research supercomputer? Blazing fastfastest supercomputer this week capable of mapping and comparing hundreds of hu
How fast is UAB's new research supercomputer? Blazing fast
Al.com / Posted 14 days ago
fastest supercomputer this week capable of mapping and comparing hundreds of human brain scans and sequencing an entire human genome. The computer shown to faculty, staff and students Wednesday can perform complicated calculation tasks in hours... Read more
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Profit Confidential
SCTY Stock: Ray Kurzweil's Prediction is Huge for SolarCity CorpStock Kurzweil calls this process “Accelerating Returns.” He has countless exa
SCTY Stock: Ray Kurzweil's Prediction is Huge for SolarCity Corp
Profit Confidential / Posted 14 days ago
Stock Kurzweil calls this process “Accelerating Returns.” He has countless examples, but my favorite is the one about the human genome project. In 1990, scientists set out to map human DNA. Seven years later, they were only 1.0% through the... Read more
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PhysOrg
How rattlesnakes got, and lost, their venomgenes that are no longer necessary usually linger a long time in the genome, ev
How rattlesnakes got, and lost, their venom
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
genes that are no longer necessary usually linger a long time in the genome, eventually degrading. For instance, in the human genome we still see the remnants of the large olfactory receptor gene family that gave our evolutionary ancestors a... Read more
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FOX News
Inside The Drive To Collect Dna From 1m Veterans And Revolutionize Medicineof the samples. In some cases, they carry out a process called whole-exome sequ
Inside The Drive To Collect Dna From 1m Veterans And Revolutionize Medicine
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
of the samples. In some cases, they carry out a process called whole-exome sequencing. (Exomes are the regions of the human genome that encode proteins.) In other cases, they sequence the entire genome of veterans. Even now, with less than... Read more
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Medical News Today
Cancer: Four-stranded DNA could help develop targeted treatmentsin human cells. However, at the time, the researchers were not sure exactly wh
Cancer: Four-stranded DNA could help develop targeted treatments
Medical News Today / Posted 15 days ago
in human cells. However, at the time, the researchers were not sure exactly where G-quadruplexes were located in the human genome or what they did. Senior author Shankar Balasubramanian, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and of the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers use expanded computing power to accelerate big-data sciencelong-term changes in vision. Credit: University of Alabama at Birmingham What d
Researchers use expanded computing power to accelerate big-data science
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
long-term changes in vision. Credit: University of Alabama at Birmingham What do the human brain, the 3 billion base-pair human genome and a tiny cube of 216 atoms have in common? All of them, from the tiny cube to the 3-pound human brain, create... Read more
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WA Today
Bigger, tastier, pinker: The $2 billion hunt for the perfect prawnplan to produce a first draft genome for the Black Tiger prawn. That's a biolog
Bigger, tastier, pinker: The $2 billion hunt for the perfect prawn
WA Today / Posted 16 days ago
plan to produce a first draft genome for the Black Tiger prawn. That's a biological recipe 10 times more complex than the human genome, according to Jerry. It's like a jigsaw puzzle. Knowing whether you've got the pieces of the puzzle in the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bigger, tastier, pinker: The $2 billion hunt for the perfect prawnplan to produce a first draft genome for the Black Tiger prawn. That's a biolog
Bigger, tastier, pinker: The $2 billion hunt for the perfect prawn
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
plan to produce a first draft genome for the Black Tiger prawn. That's a biological recipe 10 times more complex than the human genome, according to Jerry. It's like a jigsaw puzzle. Knowing whether you've got the pieces of the puzzle in the... Read more
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