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
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
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In my book, I wrote: For decades, medical genetics has been criticized as a field akin to bird-watching, whose credo is “diagnose and adios.” That’s still true…and even the “diagnose” part is too often elusive.
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of participating in a Garage Bio podcast with Derek Jacoby and some other fine folks. Who knew that hanging around ancient military bases could be so much
The great philosopher Yogi Berra once said, “It’s tough to make predictions. Especially about the future.” Indeed, he might have been talking about forecasting human traits (phenotypes) based on DNA sequence (genotypes). But if we
Foldit, the downloadable protein-folding game, has gotten a boatload of coverage: And rightly so. I am hard-pressed to describe why without falling back on cliches like “paradigm shift” or “game changer.” But as far as