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Until further notice this is my last post as a blogger at Discover Magazine. This shouldn’t impact regular readers. As always you can follow me by going to: My feed, http://feeds.feedburner.com/RazibKhansTotalFeed My Twitter, https://twitter.com/razibkhan And of course, my website, http://www.razib.com From December 1st, 2013, I will be blogging at Ron Unz’s new website, The Unz […]The post Endings & beginnings appeared first on Gene Expression.
Happy Thanksgiving (if you are an American)! It’s been a busy few days in the world of personal genomics. By coincidence I have a coauthored comment in Genome Biology out, Rumors of the death of consumer genomics are greatly exaggerated (it was written and submitted a while back). If you haven’t, please read the FDA’s […]The post The total information world appeared first on Gene Expression.
First, download your 23andMe raw results now if you have them. If you don’t know what’s going on, the FDA has finally started to move aggressively against the firm. Unfortunately this is not surprising, as this was foreshadowed years ago. And, 23andMe has been moving aggressively to emphasize its medical, as opposed to genealogical, services […]The post The FDA and 23andMe appeared first on Gene Expression.
One of the stranger call-ins on my interview with Kathleen Dunn last month was when a woman who proudly declared that she was a math major in college asserted that 23andMe had told her she wasn’t at risk for many diseases which now in her 60s she had developed. I didn’t want to be too pointed […]The post Open Thread, 11/24/13 appeared first on Gene Expression.
Keeping a close watch on media representations of the new Nature paper on the ancient Siberian genome. Here’s The New York Times, 24,000-Year-Old Body Is Kin to Both Europeans and American Indians. I don’t have a problem with the title, but the roll-out isn’t totally accurate in what it will connote to the audience in […]The post Our ancestors are part us…or the other way around? appeared first on Gene Expression.
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