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Whole Genome Scans Could Reveal Too Much

If a patient's genome scan turns up unexpected genetic risk factors, are doctors obligated to tell?

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Oct. 29, 2010

The Thousand Genomes Project

This week, scientists unveiled the first phase results of a public/private effort known as the 1000 Genome Project, an effort to sequence and compare the genomes of 2500 people from around the world.

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May. 14, 2010

MRIs and the Law

Is it possible to use brain imaging techniques in criminal investigations? Should it be allowed?

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\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

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