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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

By Mor Alkaslasi, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, ’16

Author’s Note:

“I chose to write a review about this book because I kept finding myself telling my professors and peers about it.  1,198 more words

Genetics

The Chimera Quandary

The Chimera Quandary: Is It Ethical To Create Hybrid Embryos?
August 7, 2016
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/08/07/489082005/the-chimera-quandary-is-it-ethical-to-create-hybrid-embryos

related:

NIH Plans To Lift Ban On Research Funds For Part-Human, Part-Animal Embryos… 9 more words

Genetics

Three HCP utilities

If you are working with data from the Human Connectome Project (HCP), perhaps these three small Octave/MATLAB utilities may be of some use:

  • hcp2blocks.m: Takes the restricted file with information about kinship and zygosity and produces a multi-level exchangeability blocks file that can be used with…
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Statistics

Chromosome analysis and MDS

The 14th July is the Leukaemia Foundation of Australia’s annual National MDS Day.

Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) make up a group of diseases that have abnormal blood cell production. 391 more words

I Will Never Have a Perfect Smile!

by Alex Gaillard

I have ectodermal dysplasia, and for me, that meant that I would never have a perfect smile.

Since growing up, I’ve always known there was something off about my teeth. 645 more words

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