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Gene laws: Queensland considers discrimination protection from genetic tests

ABC News | 7.30 Qld Elise Worthington, Eric Tlozek 25 October 2014

Queensland could become the first state in Australia to protect people from future discrimination if they get a genetic test. 65 more words

Leadership / Management

Can DNA sequencing bring extinct species back to life?

WATCH ABOVE: A preview for 16×9’s “Resurrecting Species.”

Ben Novak is nothing if not relentless. When people told him he’s taken on an impossible task, he evoked Thomas Edison. 976 more words

Canada

Genome Sequencing: Your DNA on file

Genome sequencing is the determining of an organism’s entire DNA sequence – this is all chromosomal and mitochondrial DNA. This enables determination of an individual’s genetic dispositions to specific diseases or illnesses. 406 more words

Biology

Palm Oil Production and Its Threat to Biodiversity

Improvements in cultivated varieties of oil palms could have devastating ecological effects. This is according to an article published in a recent issue of Science… 655 more words

Gardening And Horticulture

Boob Breakthroughs

Genome Sequencing Goes Mainstream in 2015

The first fully sequenced genome started in the year 2000 at the cost of $3 billion. Yes, that is three billion dollars for… 131 more words

Think About It...

Invitae raises $120M for its $1,500 gene sequencing test

Genomics will someday be your doctor’s major weapon for keeping you healthy throughout your life.

The San Francisco-based genetics company Invitae is pushing hard toward making that a reality. 368 more words

Business

Billionaire doctor wants to install a genome-analyzing supercomputer at a children's hospital

The Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona is about to get its own supercomputer for the purpose of performing whole genome analysis. The project, which is funded by billionaire doctor and pharmaceutical entrepreneur  530 more words