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Opinion: Share Diverse Genomic Data

By Ramon Felciano | August 12, 2015

Personalized interpretation is the next frontier in clinical genomics, but we won’t get there without sharing data representing all ethnic groups.

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Scientists at or near retirement can be ideal advisers for their junior colleagues. 

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Opinion: Life’s X Factor

By Nick Lane | August 4, 2015

Did endosymbiosis—and the innovations in membrane bioenergetics it engendered—make it possible for eukaryotic life to evolve?

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Opinion: Experiences of an Itinerant Scientist

By Sumantra Chatterjee | July 14, 2015

What I’ve learned doing science in three different countries 

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Opinion: Too Many Mitochondrial Genome Papers

By David R. Smith | June 29, 2015

And too few insights gleaned from them

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Opinion: Public Data, Private Concerns

By Viviane Callier | May 20, 2015

Research participants aren’t always clear on open data policies when consenting to studies.

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While some in the scientific and religious communities have declared an end to the tensions between faith and fact, the conflict continues to have impacts on health, politics, and the environment.

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Opinion: Abandoned by the System

By Steve Charette, Antony Vincent, and Jean Barbeau | May 18, 2015

Lab techs and other highly qualified employees are too often given short shrift by the biomedical research enterprise.

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Opinion: New Models for ASDs

By Alysson R. Muotri | May 14, 2015

The study of mini “brains” in a dish, derived from patient cells, offers a novel approach for autism spectrum disorder research.

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T-cell receptor repertoires could help researchers determine whether a certain treatment will work for a given cancer patient. 

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