A note from PLOS Blogs Community Manager Victoria Costello: We’re sad to see Misha Angrist leave our blog roster but we’ve been honored to host the last two years’ of his Genomeboy posts, which will
Thanks to a mutual friend (hi Fred!), last night I had the pleasure of hearing, meeting and dining with Sir Gary Brooker, singer and co-writer of “A Whiter Shade of Pale,” and leader of the
Maya is a four-year old delight. She’s wiggly and giggly and has a partner in crime, her dog Parker. She loves animals, other kids, being naughty, and life as a whole. She has also undergone
In PLoS Medicine Basu et al report on a systematic meta-analytic comparison of private and public health care systems in low- and middle-income countries such as Viet Nam, Namibia, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India and
Last week I was at the National Cancer Institute Think Tank on the Identifiability of Genomic Data and Biospecimens, a gathering of a few dozen people aimed at hashing out how human tissue and genomic
In April I attended the Genomes Environments Traits conference, along with a couple hundred other people, many of whom were and are participants in the Personal Genome Project. This was the first year that GET
Durham–the whole Triangle really–has so many amazing bands…like this one.
25 May 2012 Amy Gutmann, PhD Chair, The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues 1425 New York Avenue NW Suite C–100 Washington, DC 20005 Re: Comments on the ethical issues raised by the