FROM Kevin Davies
Genome Companies Dominate the Southland Last week, we talked about the development of genome sequencing , which took 10 years and $2 billion twenty years ago. Since then, it’s developed at an astonishing pace, centered in Southern California. Kevin Davies is editor-in-chief of Bio-IT World and author of The $1000 Genome : The Revolution in DNA Sequencing and the New Era of Personalized Medicine.
The $1,000 Genome and 'Personalized Medicine' It took $2 billion and ten years to complete the Human Genome Project . Now, just ten years later, many individuals have had their genomes sequenced, and the cost keeps dropping. Kevin Davies is editor of Bio-IT World , which covers the role of technology in the life sciences. He's also the author of The $1000 Genome : The Revolution in DNA Sequencing and the New Era of Personalized Medicine.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.