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Santa Fe Reporter
Back to School Reading List for Adultsscientific procedural as thrilling as any mystery novel, each revelation—from t
Back to School Reading List for Adults
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted an hour ago
scientific procedural as thrilling as any mystery novel, each revelation—from the discovery of DNA to a complete map of the human genome—representing another piece of the puzzle. Along the way, Mukherjee explores some of the social consequences of... Read more
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Newsmax
James Carville Defends Clinton Foundation: 'Somebody Is Going to Hell'Clinton over, the foundation stands out as an "'awesome organization" for effor
James Carville Defends Clinton Foundation: 'Somebody Is Going to Hell'
Newsmax / Posted 18 hours ago
Clinton over, the foundation stands out as an "'awesome organization" for efforts also including "stopping genocide and the human genome project." The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has released 725 pages of emails involving the Clinton... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
NIH researchers discover rare, lethal inflammatory disease that affects young childrenof the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Contributing to the wo
NIH researchers discover rare, lethal inflammatory disease that affects young children
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Contributing to the work were researchers from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the National Institute of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A 'revolutionary' new technology can turn mice clear — and might one day map your brainout of the solar system — it's impossible with current technology," Erturk said
A 'revolutionary' new technology can turn mice clear — and might one day map your brain
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
out of the solar system — it's impossible with current technology," Erturk said, noting a complete brain map — similar to a human genome map — could lead to radical medical advancements. "It'd be important to see connectivity in a schizophrenia or... Read more
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redOrbit
"Mr. Iceman, who are you wearing?" Study discovers what makes up Ötzi’s ancient outfitin chromosomes within cells, but mitochondria have a small piece of their own D
"Mr. Iceman, who are you wearing?" Study discovers what makes up Ötzi’s ancient outfit
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
in chromosomes within cells, but mitochondria have a small piece of their own DNA. It’s a small percentage of the overall human genome, but for the researchers, it was sufficient to pinpoint many animals that Ötzi turned into pieces of... Read more
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Daily Mail
DNA ‘memories’ could keep a permanent record of your lifein future so they can mount a much faster response. ‘We wanted to adapt the Cr
DNA ‘memories’ could keep a permanent record of your life
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
in future so they can mount a much faster response. ‘We wanted to adapt the Crispr system to store information in the human genome,’ explained Samuel Perli, one of the team’s researchers. When this molecular tool is used to edit human DNA,... Read more
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USA Today
Gene mapping may not be for everyoneMuin Khoury, director of the office of public health genomics at the Centers fo
Gene mapping may not be for everyone
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Muin Khoury, director of the office of public health genomics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The first human genome sequence was completed in draft form in 2000 for $3 billion. The cost has come down so much — to about $1,000 —... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor greatly from public investment in such areas as drug and medical research by th
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
greatly from public investment in such areas as drug and medical research by the National Institutes of Health and the human genome project. The same can be said for the offshoots of NASA’s space program. Thus, while it seems old-style... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONgreatly from public investment in such areas as drug and medical research by th
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
greatly from public investment in such areas as drug and medical research by the National Institutes of Health and the human genome project. The same can be said for the offshoots of NASA’s space program. Thus, while it seems old-style... Read more
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asianage
Espresso Originalsrelishing that cuppa and its notes are guiding this new trend. But first, we h
Espresso Originals
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
relishing that cuppa and its notes are guiding this new trend. But first, we have to go back to the genes — theirs, the human genome and the coffee genome, which through a quirk of fate, were destined to cross paths, both being traced to Africa.... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
The economic impact of not breastfeedinghuman milk. The introduction of artificial baby milk or milk formula came in th
The economic impact of not breastfeeding
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
human milk. The introduction of artificial baby milk or milk formula came in the recent years and its full effects on the human genome and its expression are yet to be seen. The good and bad things that our bodies are experiencing now is the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Huge dataset of DNA gives clues about the causes of rare conditionsThe human genome contains an estimated 25,000 genes, all of which can have vari
Huge dataset of DNA gives clues about the causes of rare conditions
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The human genome contains an estimated 25,000 genes, all of which can have variations leading to genetic conditions. Until now, understanding many of these conditions has been difficult, as access to genetic data has been restricted. But a huge... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study examines psychological impact of tumor gene testing in subset of NCI-MATCH patientsGroup (ECOG-ACRIN) is leading the study with funding provided by the National C
Study examines psychological impact of tumor gene testing in subset of NCI-MATCH patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Group (ECOG-ACRIN) is leading the study with funding provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Human Genome Research Institute, both institutes of the National Institutes of Health. Precision medicine refers to the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
11 reasons to be excited about the future of technologyand medicine is leading to a variety of breakthroughs. For example, just fifte
11 reasons to be excited about the future of technology
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
and medicine is leading to a variety of breakthroughs. For example, just fifteen years ago, it cost $3B to sequence a human genome. Today, the cost is about a thousand dollars and continues to drop. Genetic sequencing will soon be a routine... Read more
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Connecticut Post
11 reasons to be excited about the future of technologyand medicine is leading to a variety of breakthroughs. For example, just fifte
11 reasons to be excited about the future of technology
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
and medicine is leading to a variety of breakthroughs. For example, just fifteen years ago, it cost $3B to sequence a human genome. Today, the cost is about a thousand dollars and continues to drop. Genetic sequencing will soon be a routine... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
11 reasons to be excited about the future of technologyand medicine is leading to a variety of breakthroughs. For example, just fifte
11 reasons to be excited about the future of technology
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
and medicine is leading to a variety of breakthroughs. For example, just fifteen years ago, it cost $3B to sequence a human genome. Today, the cost is about a thousand dollars and continues to drop. Genetic sequencing will soon be a routine... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
In Chicago Ideas job, Mel Safford's on the hunt for innovatorsworld-class speakers, including chief technology officer of the United States M
In Chicago Ideas job, Mel Safford's on the hunt for innovators
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
world-class speakers, including chief technology officer of the United States Megan Smith; the first person to sequence the human genome, Dr. J. Craig Venter; Hollywood producer Will Packer; and 16-time Grammy Award-winning producer David... Read more
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PhysOrg
Engineers program human cells to store complex histories in their DNAthat cells can recognize and fight off invading viruses. "We wanted to adapt t
Engineers program human cells to store complex histories in their DNA
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
that cells can recognize and fight off invading viruses. "We wanted to adapt the CRISPR system to store information in the human genome," Perli says. When using CRISPR to edit genes, researchers create RNA guide strands that match a target... Read more
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Newsmax
Biggest Catalogue of DNA Variants Yields Its Secretsof researchers two years ago built a library of more than 10 million variants i
Biggest Catalogue of DNA Variants Yields Its Secrets
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
of researchers two years ago built a library of more than 10 million variants in exomes. These are a small part of the human genome, accounting for no more than two percent of DNA, but are crucially important. Exomes consist of the coding... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New NIST Standard Reference Material helps ensure accurate measurements of HER2 breast cancer geneits "truth set" for its just-completed PrecisionFDA Consistency Challenge, inte
New NIST Standard Reference Material helps ensure accurate measurements of HER2 breast cancer gene
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
its "truth set" for its just-completed PrecisionFDA Consistency Challenge, intended to advance quality standards for whole human genome sequencing. In May 2016, NIST issued a "Peptide Mixture for Proteomics" (RM 8321), which contains 440 synthetic... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New research article reveals global patterns of genetic variationDNA genome that encodes proteins, known as exons. Humans have about 180,000 exo
New research article reveals global patterns of genetic variation
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
DNA genome that encodes proteins, known as exons. Humans have about 180,000 exons, constituting about one per cent of the human genome, or approximately 30 million base pairs. A base pair is a unit comprising two nucleotide bases bound to each... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study reveals crucial role of TERRA in preservation of telomeresTelomere and Telomerase Group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (C
Study reveals crucial role of TERRA in preservation of telomeres
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
Telomere and Telomerase Group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), which has also located the part of the human genome where these molecules are "manufactured". This finding is consistent with the observations made two years ago... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists find way to boost efficiency with which CRISPR-Cas9 cuts and disables genesinto the cell, along with the CRISPR-Cas9 protein, short pieces of DNA that do
Scientists find way to boost efficiency with which CRISPR-Cas9 cuts and disables genes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
into the cell, along with the CRISPR-Cas9 protein, short pieces of DNA that do not match any DNA sequences in the human genome. The short pieces of DNA, called oligonucleotides, seem to interfere with the DNA repair mechanisms in the cell... Read more
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iafrica.com
More DNA mysteries unveiledof researchers two years ago built a library of more than 10 million variants i
More DNA mysteries unveiled
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
of researchers two years ago built a library of more than 10 million variants in exomes. These are a small part of the human genome, accounting for no more than two percent of DNA, but are crucially important. Exomes consist of the coding... Read more
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Japan Today
Biggest catalogue of DNA variants yields its secrets ‹ Japan Todayof researchers two years ago built a library of more than 10 million variants i
Biggest catalogue of DNA variants yields its secrets ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 6 days ago
of researchers two years ago built a library of more than 10 million variants in exomes. These are a small part of the human genome, accounting for no more than two percent of DNA, but are crucially important. Exomes consist of the coding... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Biggest catalogue of DNA variants yields its secretsunexpected role in ill health. Researchers built a library of more than 10 mil
Biggest catalogue of DNA variants yields its secrets
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
unexpected role in ill health. Researchers built a library of more than 10 million variants in exomes, a small part of the human genome, accounting for no more than two percent of DNA Diving deep into the human gene pool, a 100-strong team of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Schizophrenia vulnerability emerged after divergence of modern humans from Neanderthalsof the genome underwent positive selection sometime after the divergence of hum
Schizophrenia vulnerability emerged after divergence of modern humans from Neanderthals
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
of the genome underwent positive selection sometime after the divergence of humans and Neanderthals. Regions of the human genome associated with schizophrenia, known as risk loci, were more likely to be found in regions that diverge from the... Read more
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PhysOrg
CRISPR-Cas9 breaks genes better if you disrupt DNA repairinto the cell, along with the CRISPR-Cas9 protein, short pieces of DNA that do
CRISPR-Cas9 breaks genes better if you disrupt DNA repair
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
into the cell, along with the CRISPR-Cas9 protein, short pieces of DNA that do not match any DNA sequences in the human genome. The short pieces of DNA, called oligonucleotides, seem to interfere with the DNA repair mechanisms in the cell... Read more
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The North West Star
Beijing Genomics Institute sets up shop in Brisbaneexpansion from Brisbane. The Beijing Genomics Institute, better known as BGI,
Beijing Genomics Institute sets up shop in Brisbane
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
expansion from Brisbane. The Beijing Genomics Institute, better known as BGI, started out as China's representative in the Human Genome Project, before becoming known for its role in decoding the 2003 SARS virus. From there it moved on to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Giant of genetics research sets up shop in Brisbaneexpansion from Brisbane. The Beijing Genomics Institute, better known as BGI,
Giant of genetics research sets up shop in Brisbane
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
expansion from Brisbane. The Beijing Genomics Institute, better known as BGI, started out as China's representative in the Human Genome Project, before becoming known for its role in decoding the 2003 SARS virus. Beijing Genomics Institute is a... Read more
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MedCity News
Precision medicine's chicken and egg problemup with tests that determine which patients will have a higher chance of respon
Precision medicine's chicken and egg problem
MedCity News / Posted 8 days ago
up with tests that determine which patients will have a higher chance of responding to that drug. But 15 years after the human genome project has been completed, the progress of precision medicine appears to be woefully slow, at least according... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers sequence genome of 'gluttonous' tobacco hornwormteam prepared and purified the DNA of the tobacco hornworm and sent the samples
Researchers sequence genome of 'gluttonous' tobacco hornworm
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
team prepared and purified the DNA of the tobacco hornworm and sent the samples to the Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center in Houston, which performed the genome sequencing. Blissard's group at the Boyce Thompson... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Adding agesand molecular biology have perked up commercial interest in longevity. So too h
Adding ages
Namibia Economist / Posted 11 days ago
and molecular biology have perked up commercial interest in longevity. So too has data from the hundreds of thousands of human genome sequences. Dr Zhavoronkov’s Insilico Medicine, based in Stuttgart, Germany, is using machine learning on vast... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Biotech breakup: Lee Hood, Bill Gates and ‘a kick in the teeth’millennium, Hood was miserable. Just as his once-controversial vision for “big
Biotech breakup: Lee Hood, Bill Gates and ‘a kick in the teeth’
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
millennium, Hood was miserable. Just as his once-controversial vision for “big science” was becoming a reality through the Human Genome Project, he didn’t feel like a winner. He felt suffocated. The founder and editor of Timmerman Report, a... Read more
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The New Statesman
How close is the Labour leadership race?for research in genomics – the marriage of data science and genetics that is al
How close is the Labour leadership race?
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
for research in genomics – the marriage of data science and genetics that is allowing us to decode and understand the human genome. The poten­tial applications of its research output in medicine, technology, agriculture and areas we cannot... Read more
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Newsweek
Autism manifests differently in almost every caseMSSNG goes beyond SPARK’s plan of sequencing the exome—it will look at all 3.2
Autism manifests differently in almost every case
Newsweek / Posted 12 days ago
MSSNG goes beyond SPARK’s plan of sequencing the exome—it will look at all 3.2 billion letters of genetic code in the human genome to get a more “holistic” view of the genetic underpinnings of autism, says Mathew Pletcher, interim chief... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why the Bank of England’s stimulus bazooka won’t be enough to save the economyfor research in genomics – the marriage of data science and genetics that is al
Why the Bank of England’s stimulus bazooka won’t be enough to save the economy
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
for research in genomics – the marriage of data science and genetics that is allowing us to decode and understand the human genome. The poten­tial applications of its research output in medicine, technology, agriculture and areas we cannot... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | From Somme to Iraqfor research in genomics – the marriage of data science and genetics that is al
In this week's magazine | From Somme to Iraq
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
for research in genomics – the marriage of data science and genetics that is allowing us to decode and understand the human genome. The potential applications of its research output in medicine, technology, agriculture and areas we cannot even... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
HPE Wants Open Source Devs to Kick The Machine Into Gearanalysis, detecting the use of open source software, and grand challenges like
HPE Wants Open Source Devs to Kick The Machine Into Gear
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 14 days ago
analysis, detecting the use of open source software, and grand challenges like simulating the brain and understanding the human genome will be changed forever by massive amounts of persistent memory and high bandwidth in-machine communication,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Genetic study boosts understanding of depressiondiagnosed with mental illness and others unaffected by it, found variations ass
Genetic study boosts understanding of depression
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
diagnosed with mental illness and others unaffected by it, found variations associated with depression on 15 areas of the human genome. Time magazine described the findings as “the bad lines of genetic code that may lead to the disease.” The... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers develop machine-learning program that helps identify hundreds of ASD-related genesthe first effort of its kind, the research team developed a machine-learning pr
Researchers develop machine-learning program that helps identify hundreds of ASD-related genes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
the first effort of its kind, the research team developed a machine-learning program that scoured the whole human genome to predict which genes may contribute to autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The results of the program's analyses... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New Sequins technology could help improve quality of genomic analysisgenomics researchers have announced the development of Sequins -- synthetic 'mi
New Sequins technology could help improve quality of genomic analysis
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
genomics researchers have announced the development of Sequins -- synthetic 'mirror' DNA sequences that reflect the human genome. This intuitive new technology, which can be used to better map and analyse complexity within the genome, is... Read more
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FOX News
Scientists find genes that protect African children from malariaa life-threatening case of the disease. "We can now say, unequivocally, that g
Scientists find genes that protect African children from malaria
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
a life-threatening case of the disease. "We can now say, unequivocally, that genetic variations in this region of the human genome provide strong protection against severe malaria in real-world settings, making a difference to whether a child... Read more
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PhysOrg
Navigating the human genome with Sequinsgenomics researchers have announced the development of Sequins—synthetic 'mirro
Navigating the human genome with Sequins
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
genomics researchers have announced the development of Sequins—synthetic 'mirror' DNA sequences that reflect the human genome. This intuitive new technology, which can be used to better map and analyse complexity within the genome, is... Read more
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MedCity News
Orig3n goes pro with personal data sharing but raises questions in the processis the rewards. According to the press release, “The Faithful DNA program will
Orig3n goes pro with personal data sharing but raises questions in the process
MedCity News / Posted 16 days ago
is the rewards. According to the press release, “The Faithful DNA program will provide patrons who donate their DNA to human genome research with the opportunity to win exclusive 49ers experiences and prizes.” I’m not sure if these exclusive... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The super responders whose genes might unlock cancer's secretsresponse, but at that time they could only test those they already knew about.
The super responders whose genes might unlock cancer's secrets
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
response, but at that time they could only test those they already knew about. Given there are about 20,000 genes in the human genome it was something of a lucky dip. "We only got a certain way down the track," deFazio says. Professor Sean... Read more
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The Age
The super responders whose genes might unlock cancer's secretsresponse, but at that time they could only test those they already knew about.
The super responders whose genes might unlock cancer's secrets
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
response, but at that time they could only test those they already knew about. Given there are about 20,000 genes in the human genome it was something of a lucky dip. "We only got a certain way down the track," deFazio says. Professor Sean... Read more
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The Hindu
The book in my hand - Akash Kapur and Ashwin SanghiI loved the book. As someone who is fascinated by history, I could suddenly app
The book in my hand - Akash Kapur and Ashwin Sanghi
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
I loved the book. As someone who is fascinated by history, I could suddenly appreciate the inextricable link between the human genome and human history. Next I plan to read Half-Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India by Vinay Sitapati.... Read more
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Times of Malta
The future of this worldare in harmony and complimentary has been further strengthened by what Francis
The future of this world
Times of Malta / Posted 18 days ago
are in harmony and complimentary has been further strengthened by what Francis Collins, a convert from atheism, head of the Human Genome Project and one of the world’s leading scientist said: “It is time to call a truce in the escalating war... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Finding the cure: rare diseasesof great progress and hope. Biopharmaceutical research is entering an exciting
Finding the cure: rare diseases
Investors Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
of great progress and hope. Biopharmaceutical research is entering an exciting new era with a growing understanding of the human genome - the building blocks that make each person unique. This, in turn, has increased scientists' understanding of... Read more
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