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But as Techdirt has reported, people are finally beginning to call that into question . A forthcoming paper from an economist at MIT, Heidi Williams, provides another example of where that is not the case: in the field of genomics (via @
Innovative Breakthroughs and a Wild Month for the Dow On this day in economic and financial history... After more than a decade of research and $3 billion in expenses, the Human Genome Project finally presented its early success to the public on Feb.
It's possible to view scientific advancement not as a marker of human progress but as a separatist illusion used to justify the accumulation of wealth by the few, building new speculative societies with iPhones, gene therapy, and regenerative
Using only publicly available online information, a team of researchers from the Whitehead Institute showed that it is possible to discern the identities of people who have submitted personal genetic information to scientific studies, even when that
Interactive Video Genomics helps researchers understand the actions of proteins, cells and biological pathways. Cell nucleus and chromosomes stained by Spectral karyotyping (SKY) which is a laboratory technique that allows scientists to visualize all
To ferret out the genetic roots of common diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's and then generate treatments" was the true goal of the 10-year, $3 billion human genome project, or was it? Geneticists who were paid a very pretty penny to study the
The completion of the human "genome" a draft blueprint of our genes turns 10 this year. Amid celebrations of the anniversary, experts and the public are still pondering the payoffs...Science Fair community website will host a webcast of a panel at
Inside Science News Service After 10 years of work, two research groups have announced the complete sequencing of the genomes of the cacao tree -- the source of delicious chocolate. Halloween is about monsters, ghouls and most of all, goodies. Kids
RNA and oncogene and custom gene screening services to their pharmaceutical and academic customers using the SmartChip System and anticipates the use of multiple SmartChips to accommodate research needs, including the initial order of 100 SmartChips.
Today iStockphoto/Salon Nearly 10 years ago, scientists accomplished a feat that many people expected to revolutionize Western medicine. The Human Genome Project , an international research project involving hundreds of scientists and numerous