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Cancer Research at Southampton University

When I underwent treatment for Cancer, I volunteered for a clinical trial that was partly funded by Cancer Research. I currently do voluntary work for this amazing charity. 399 more words

A Brave New Future Awaits! Are You Ready?

Advances in biotechnology promise us the ability to not only heal the sick but to enhance the human body and even create new life forms. Rapid advances in molecular genetics led to the creation of the Human Genome Project, an international mega-project, completed in 2003, that sequenced and identified all three billion chemical units in the human genetic instruction set. 619 more words

Gene Sequencing May Hold Key to Fight Deadly Tsetse Fly

A decade long effort by Yale scientists has unlocked the genetic code of the deadly tsetse fly and provides clues to eradicating this African scourge. 350 more words

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Bioinformatics is a much updated topic for the recent researchers. There are various tasks of bioinformatics, like Alignment and comparison of DNA and RNA, Gene mapping on chromosomes, Protein structure prediction, gene finding from DNA sequences etc. 196 more words

Intelligence and beyond

While flying over the Atlantic a week or so ago, I had the chance to catch up on back issues of the New Yorker, which come too quickly for me to read most weeks. 600 more words


Experts Decode Germs' DNA to Fight Food Poisoning

WASHINGTON — Chances are you’ve heard of mapping genes to diagnose rare diseases, predict your risk of cancer and tell your ancestry. But to uncover food poisonings? 783 more words


23andMe and the FDA

I know, I know… bureaucracy, the feds, mind control, money control, control control… You won’t be surprised that I’ve opted out of a political belief system, other than the fact that I truly cannot be made to understand what is so frightening about gay people, and why do we still have smog? 1,058 more words