Results for 2016-01

Industrial Scale Genome Sequencing to Uncover Multifactorial Diseases

January 29, 2016

In my book on epigenetics, I discussed the problems of investigating diseases with a multifactorial basis, that is, conditions in which many genes determine a condition, such as cardiovascular disease. I argued that because a thousand or more genes may be involved, and each makes a small contribu...

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Science gets big funding increases in 2016 Budget

January 14, 2016

Federal research agencies won all the way around as the 2016 budget was finalized. Not only were large increases approved for a number of agencies, but efforts by right wing Republican congressmen to pursue political agendas were beaten back in the final legislation. In a move bound to enrag...

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