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Opinion: The Planet Needs More Plant Scientists

By Alan M. Jones | October 1, 2014

Academia is not producing sufficient PhDs in the plant sciences to solve the crop production challenges facing a rapidly growing population.


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Opinion: Diagnostics for NTDs

By Mark Kessel and Joseph Ndung’u | August 25, 2014

Developing treatments for neglected tropical diseases is only half the battle.


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Opinion: The Present and Future of Neurogenomics

By Joseph J. Higgins | June 13, 2013

Support the BRAIN Initiative, but don’t overlook the neurogenomic diagnostics that are already driving breakthroughs in brain and rare neurological disorders.


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Opinion: Genomics in the Clinic

By Richard Resnick | March 18, 2013

Next-generation sequencing diagnostics are already being used, and patients are ready.


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Opinion: Health Booth 2020

By Pushkar N. Kaul | February 4, 2013

Using a SMART card containing your genetic information and medical history, you could one day soon be diagnosed and treated for all kinds of diseases at an ATM-style kiosk.


image: Opinion: Diagnostics Needed

Opinion: Diagnostics Needed

By Mark Kessel | January 10, 2013

Resource-limited countries are in desperate need of better diagnostic tests for life-threatening illnesses.


image: Opinion: Evolving CO2-Hungry Crops

Opinion: Evolving CO2-Hungry Crops

By Lewis H. Ziska and Mark Howden | December 4, 2012

Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population.

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