Life Science

Personalized medicine

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) ran an article on the first regulations to come out about “pharmacogenomics,” personalized medicine to you and me. The article’s right down the line with what I heard at BIOSILICO and explains it well. Unfortunately, I can’t link to it because the WSJ isn’t accessible without a subscription. But, I think a liberally excerpted ...

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BIOSILICO: Paradigm change

Running through BIOSILICO was a distinct vibe of big change in life sciences. The notion that already there is a pretty well developed industry begat of biology, medicine and computer science suggests that changes already have substance. That is, modern biology isn’t your father’s biology. It’s not even the biology of flora and fauna I studied in school (which brings ...

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Explanation For Overeating

ScienceDaily News Release: Researchers Home In On Obesity Gene And Offer Explanation For Overeating I’ve always suspected I had the SNAK gene.

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More on Intel's detector

Well whadda ya know. Here’s a more complete article about the molecular detection device Intel is building for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center I mentioned in The Data Tsunami. The last sentence says that Intel is paying for the development. The reason is obvious: they are looking for more opportunities for payoff on their intellectual property and capital. If the ...

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