In psychology, we study a lot about the interaction between genetic makeups and environment to understand about the etiology of mental illnesses. The consensus remains that our genetic predisposition and the environment we live in influence one another. 422 more words
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For Wu Feng, bridging medicine and computing seems natural. The award-winning Virginia Tech computer science professor who once pursued dual M.D. and Ph.D. degrees (but settled for only the latter) envisions a not-so-far-off future in which a secure cloud contains your genetic profile.
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Do your bananas have seeds?
Is your orange juice sweet?
What color is your corn?
In the argument over whether genetically modified organisms are ethical or should have a place in our pantries, one simple fact seems overlooked: We are all eating GMO foods, all the time. 508 more words