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Science’s Rock Stars

November 09, 2015
Seth McFarlane brought the humor, Pharrell Williams the glam, and this year’s winners of the Breakthrough Prize brought the wonder of science.  Breakthrough Prize winners at the ceremony. Image courtesy...
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23andMe And Drug Discovery

October 28, 2015
The sobering fact about drug development is that it takes too long and costs too much money. 23andMe wants to change all that. At the annual meeting of the American...
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Genetic Research Could Lead to New Cholesterol Drugs

July 27, 2009
Mutations are bad, right? Not always.  Some DNA changes are completely neutral. That’s how the human genome came to have so many variations. And some mutations are actually advantageous. A...
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