personal genomics

A decade on since Human Genome mapped

“Ten years since scientists first mapped the human genome, the man who runs the Wellcome Trust Sir Mark Walport – which spends hundreds of million of pounds each year on medical research – thinks it is time to start thinking …

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A decade on since Human Genome mapped

“Ten years since scientists first mapped the human genome, the man who runs the Wellcome Trust Sir Mark Walport – which spends hundreds of million of pounds each year on medical research – thinks it is time to start thinking …

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Predictive Genomic Risks Are Too Divergent

“Companies that offer analyses of future health risks based on basic genetic tests should be more transparent about the limitations of their predictions” – Craig Venter

In the recent New Scientist, Venter and four colleagues have proposed guidelines for …

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Predictive Genomic Risks Are Too Divergent

“Companies that offer analyses of future health risks based on basic genetic tests should be more transparent about the limitations of their predictions” – Craig Venter

In the recent New Scientist, Venter and four colleagues have proposed guidelines for …

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International Business Machines Goes Personal Genome

“One of the oldest names in computing is joining the race to sequence the genome for $1,000. On Tuesday, I.B.M. plans to give technical details of its effort to reach and surpass that goal, ultimately bringing the cost to as

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International Business Machines Goes Personal Genome

“One of the oldest names in computing is joining the race to sequence the genome for $1,000. On Tuesday, I.B.M. plans to give technical details of its effort to reach and surpass that goal, ultimately bringing the cost to as

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DNA World

A mapping interpretation by designer Niko Vegt, of how DNA knowledge, technology and applications has transformed society. According to his website, ‘The DNA World map represents a conceptual territory of DNA related applications and developments. Its main continents are …

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DNA World

A mapping interpretation by designer Niko Vegt, of how DNA knowledge, technology and applications has transformed society. According to his website, ‘The DNA World map represents a conceptual territory of DNA related applications and developments. Its main continents are …

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Archive Your Life – The Future of Genetic Self Reflection

A Swiss based service aptly named SwissDNABank has tapped into the life archiving obsession that has become ameliorated by the Quantified Self age of personal genomics and offering ultra-secure DNA storage centre that meets Swiss banking regulations.

 

With a …

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Archive Your Life – The Future of Genetic Self Reflection

A Swiss based service aptly named SwissDNABank has tapped into the life archiving obsession that has become ameliorated by the Quantified Self age of personal genomics and offering ultra-secure DNA storage centre that meets Swiss banking regulations.

 

With a …

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HGC develop principles to regulate genetic tests sold to public in UK

The UK’s Human Genetics Commission (HGC), the Government’s advisory body on new developments in human genetics and how they impact on individuals’ lives, is seeking views on a ‘Common Framework of Principles’ for direct-to-consumer genetic tests. The Principles were

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HGC develop principles to regulate genetic tests sold to public in UK

The UK’s Human Genetics Commission (HGC), the Government’s advisory body on new developments in human genetics and how they impact on individuals’ lives, is seeking views on a ‘Common Framework of Principles’ for direct-to-consumer genetic tests. The Principles were

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Peter Schwartz & personalised futures methodologies

Future Implications: Is the future still the four box model?

Future Implications: Is the future still the four box model?

Peter Schwartz, co-founder of the GBN and a key advocate for scenario planning recently wrote in Wired about how to apply the methods of scenario planning normally applied in a …

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Peter Schwartz & personalised futures methodologies

Future Implications: Is the future still the four box model?

Future Implications: Is the future still the four box model?

Peter Schwartz, co-founder of the GBN and a key advocate for scenario planning recently wrote in Wired about how to apply the methods of scenario planning normally applied in a …

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