Nanopore Sequencing & the Problem With Patents
Genetics / Health & Wellness / Scientific Breakthroughs / Technology / Uncategorized

Nanopore Sequencing & the Problem With Patents

What can we expect to see in the future regarding DNA sequencing? Continue reading

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Turning to Biomimicry: The Unrecognized Importance of Studying Animals
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Turning to Biomimicry: The Unrecognized Importance of Studying Animals

The wilderness offers so many creative ideas for groundbreaking inventions. From snake robots to humpback whale-inspired turbine blades, there is no end to what nature can teach us. Continue reading

Precision Medicine: It’s Best Not to Get Hopes Up
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Precision Medicine: It’s Best Not to Get Hopes Up

How great would it be if each person’s medical care was designed specifically for their body? President Obama believes that investing in precision medicine would radically change healthcare for the better. However, this isn’t the first time this idea of individually tailored medicine tried to accomplish that same goal. Continue reading