genomics

These Female Entrepreneurs Grew Opportunity – in Soil

One-third of the world’s arable land has been lost to erosion or pollution. Two Stanford-trained entrepreneurs have developed a tech-centered potential solution.

For a Clear Read on Our Health, Look to Proteomics

Genomics is often touted for its potential to improve healthcare, but there’s another emerging field that’s more likely to have a positive impact on patients’ lives: proteomics. Here are some key things to know.

As Gene Editing Advances, Scientists Race to Set Boundaries

Around the world, leading scientific organizations are moving quickly to implement new guidelines to govern the use of gene editing.

Skeptics Unfairly Target UK Gene Sequencing Initiative

A new UK initiative has stirred debate about DNA analysis for healthy people. The program allows patients to pay to get their genome sequenced and analyzed if they agree to let the data be used...

Is Yeast the Future of Manufacturing?

A sweetener, based on natural sucrose, but that has no calories whatsoever? It's coming, along with portfolio of consumer products produced in the lab through synthetic genomics.

Genomic Study Offers Hope for Millions with Rare Diseases

A new study makes the case that genomic medicine can be cost effective in diagnosing rare diseases, offering a potential alternative path for millions of patients worldwide.

Canadian AI Needs More Commercial Successes

Toronto has been developing a base of world-class research since the 1980s and has become a hub for AI research over the past two years, but has been slow to effectively commercialize the effort.

Insurance Roadblocks Threaten to Limit Use of Genomic Tests

Resistance from insurance companies threatens to slow innovation that could dramatically improve patient outcomes from genomic testing.

Critical Genomic Breakthrough Should Help Identify Disease Risk

A new report suggests that an innovative method of analyzing DNA will allow medical researchers to predict disease risk for far more people than can be done with conventional medical tests.

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