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Learning from Iceland’s Model for Genetic Research

By Catherine Offord | June 1, 2017

The Scandinavian island’s unique combination of genetic homogeneity, genealogical tradition, and high participation in research make it a prime location for discovery and validation of drug targets.

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Do Patents Promote or Stall Innovation?

By Catherine Offord | June 1, 2016

A petition recently filed with the Supreme Court triggers renewed debate about the role of patents in the diagnostics sector.

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Sharing the Wealth

By Jef Akst | May 1, 2014

From research results to electronic health records, biomedical data are becoming increasingly accessible. How can scientists best capitalize on the information deluge?

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Alternative Agriculture

By Vanessa Schipani | February 1, 2011

The debate over genetically engineered crops rages on, but other technologies offer new hope for sustainable farming.

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