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Opinion: Brain Scans in the Courtroom

By Andreas Kuersten | November 23, 2015

Advances in neuroimaging have improved our understanding of the brain, but the resulting data do little to help judges and juries determine criminal culpability.

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Opinion: Engineering the Epigenome

By Stephan Beck, Stefan H. Stricker, and Anna Köferle | August 26, 2015

The use of targetable chromatin modifiers has ushered in a new era of functional epigenomics.

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image: Opinion: Share Diverse Genomic Data

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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image: Opinion: Too Many Mitochondrial Genome Papers

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: 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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Opinion: Can the Brain Be Trained?

By Erin Abner | March 23, 2015

Online brain-training is gaining popularity, but so far little evidence exists to support claims of improved cognition.

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image: Opinion: Bioinformatics Software: A Buyer’s Guide

Opinion: Bioinformatics Software: A Buyer’s Guide

By David R. Smith | September 2, 2014

How to choose programs that suit your lab’s ’omics analysis needs

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image: Opinion: GM Salmon: Just the Beginning

Opinion: GM Salmon: Just the Beginning

By Darek Moreau | June 1, 2014

Sound risk management concerning genetically engineered food animals is critical. 

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image: Opinion: Sizing Up GM Salmon

Opinion: Sizing Up GM Salmon

By Tillmann Benfey | June 1, 2014

On the potential benefits and risks of genetically modified fish entering the marketplace 

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Opinion: Overcoming Cancer’s Complexities

By David Rubenson, Daniel S. Kapp, and Beverly Mitchell | April 11, 2014

Considering “targeted therapeutics” in the face of intra-patient heterogeneity. 

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