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God, genetics and Fitbit: How NIH Director Francis Collins brings them together

Sat, 2015-04-18 15:21
Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, is known as the geneticist behind the Human Genome Project as well as a man of faith. He is leading a Big Data to Knowledge initiative that proposes to track 1 million volunteers to ...

Andrew Parker: Evolution, the light-switch theory and the scriptures

Sat, 2015-04-18 11:19
Collins, who was director of the Human Genome Project, calls DNA "the language of God". Let me now introduce another biologist, Andrew Parker. The University of Oxford zoologist is not as famous as those two, but I find him more intriguing both for his ...

God, genetics and Fitbit: How NIH Director Francis Collins brings them together

Sat, 2015-04-18 02:07
Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, is known as the geneticist behind the Human Genome Project as well as a man of faith. He is leading a Big Data to Knowledge initiative that proposes to track 1 million volunteers to ...

Evelyn Fox Keller: The Gendered Language of Science

Fri, 2015-04-17 06:06
But understanding always has consequences. For example, take the human genome project. The purpose of the human genome project is to give us a complete readout of the human genome so that–it’s not just for knowledge, why you know, why do we want a ...

Brain scam

Thu, 2015-04-16 21:48
It only takes a sec—and you don’t have to give us payment information right now.) The HBP may wrap up successfully, like the Human Genome Project (HGP), which was launched in 1990 and completed (mostly) by 2004. But that depends on how one defines success.

Brain scam

Thu, 2015-04-16 21:48
It only takes a sec—and you don’t have to give us payment information right now.) The HBP may wrap up successfully, like the Human Genome Project (HGP), which was launched in 1990 and completed (mostly) by 2004. But that depends on how one defines success.

Evelyn Fox Keller: The Gendered Language of Science

Thu, 2015-04-16 20:00
But understanding always has consequences. For example, take the human genome project. The purpose of the human genome project is to give us a complete readout of the human genome so that–it’s not just for knowledge, why you know, why do we want a ...

Gupta: Time for medical marijuana revolution

Thu, 2015-04-16 00:24
They were also responsible for the awesome task of eradicating polio and smallpox. Other successful federally backed programs include the human genome project, the BRAIN initiative and the Precision Medicine Initiative. There are no shortage of examples ...

Ringing the Bell: At Nasdaq, and for Changing the Dynamics of Capital Markets

Wed, 2015-04-15 06:47
Nasdaq Opening Bell – April 10, 2015 We saw the emergence of the assembly line, the discovery of penicillin, the beginnings of space exploration, the human genome project, and several catastrophic financial crises. These events were coupled with some of ...

Looking good in those genes

Wed, 2015-04-15 06:14
After the Human Genome Project was completed in 2003, many predicted that genetic testing would soon provide people with an accessible and reliable way to improve their health and lifestyle. But the ability to do so was still a long way off. But in May of ...

Looking good in those genes

Wed, 2015-04-15 06:14
After the Human Genome Project was completed in 2003, many predicted that genetic testing would soon provide people with an accessible and reliable way to improve their health and lifestyle. But the ability to do so was still a long way off. But in May of ...

Looking good in those genes

Wed, 2015-04-15 06:14
After the Human Genome Project was completed in 2003, many predicted that genetic testing would soon provide people with an accessible and reliable way to improve their health and lifestyle. But the ability to do so was still a long way off. But in May of ...

Study Published in the Journal Science Identifies the First Genetic Variant Directly Correlated to Mitotic-Origin Aneuploidy in Human Embryos

Wed, 2015-04-15 00:03
Spectrum™ relies on a proprietary bioinformatics algorithm called Parental Support™, which is unique in incorporating parental genomic information together with data from the Human Genome Project. Since launching the Spectrum™ test in 2009 ...

Learn how to unlock the DNA code

Tue, 2015-04-14 16:52
“This is a special day in DNA’s history, as on this day in 1953 the structure of DNA was published, and on the same day in 2003 it was announced that the Human Genome Project, a mission to sequence all the human genes, had been completed. These ...

Learn how to unlock the DNA code

Tue, 2015-04-14 16:52
“This is a special day in DNA’s history, as on this day in 1953 the structure of DNA was published, and on the same day in 2003 it was announced that the Human Genome Project, a mission to sequence all the human genes, had been completed. These ...

Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever

Tue, 2015-04-14 09:50
including his conviction that due to exponential advancements in health care -- largely stemming from the Human Genome Project -- "over the next 20, 25 years, we’re going to overcome almost all disease and ageing.” In order to make it that long ...

Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever

Tue, 2015-04-14 09:50
including his conviction that due to exponential advancements in health care -- largely stemming from the Human Genome Project -- "over the next 20, 25 years, we’re going to overcome almost all disease and ageing.” In order to make it that long ...

Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever

Tue, 2015-04-14 09:50
including his conviction that due to exponential advancements in health care -- largely stemming from the Human Genome Project -- "over the next 20, 25 years, we’re going to overcome almost all disease and ageing.” In order to make it that long ...

On this day in history, April 14

Tue, 2015-04-14 05:37
In 1999 actor Mel Gibson’s wife Robyn gave birth to a baby boy - the couple's sixth son to accompany their only daughter. - In 2003 the Human Genome Project successfully completed with 99 percent of the human genome sequenced to 99.99 percent accuracy.

On this day in history, April 14

Tue, 2015-04-14 05:37
In 1999 actor Mel Gibson’s wife Robyn gave birth to a baby boy - the couple's sixth son to accompany their only daughter. - In 2003 the Human Genome Project successfully completed with 99 percent of the human genome sequenced to 99.99 percent accuracy.


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