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Fish provide proof of genetic defect that leads to brain, skull malformations

...responsible for what kind of development in our bodies. And if it goes awry, what kind of (problem) does it cause?"The Human Genome Project, completed nearly a decade ago, identified the 20,000 to 25,000 genes in the body."But that doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-07-05/fish-provide-proof-genetic-d
Business news

...year.GlaxoSmithKlinein takeover bidLONDON - GlaxoSmith Kline PLC has made an offer to take over U.S. drug maker Human Genome Sciences Inc. which values the company at nearly $2.6 billion.GlaxoSmithKline, which has profit-sharing agreements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-05-09/business-news
$10 million prize offered for 100 mpg

...million to the first private vehicle to fly into space. The foundation since has launched a $10 million prize for rapid human genome sequencing and a $30 million prize for sending a robot to the moon.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/28/liv_192543.shtml
Life & style
Rich vets outnumber homeless ones

...run profiles of such successful veterans as Fred Smith (founder of FedEx), Craig Vetner (co-discoverer of the human genome map), Pat Sajak (Wheel of Fortune), etc. The banker and lawyer in the executive suites are more likely to be veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/05/let_123262.shtml
Letters
Discovery World to open in September

...kinetic sculpture" by Chuck Hoberman, of Hoberman Designs in New York City, that forms a double spiral based on the human genome and expands to a height of 40 feet. Nine labs provide space for a variety of pursuits, including science studies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/11/liv_92019.shtml
Life & style
Consumers turn to their own DNA for answers

...testing to the public barely existed a decade ago. Awareness has increased greatly since the 2003 completion of the Human Genome Project, an effort by the federal government to map DNA. Some direct-to-consumer DNA tests have attracted negative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/04/liv_74731.shtml
Life & style
The business of mice, mighty and otherwise

...to pharmaceutical companies and researchers. Mice gained their new significance not long after the completion of the human genome project in 2001. Scientists rushed to finish sequencing the mouse's DNA sequence the following year, and when they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/06/bus_65553.shtml
Business
NIH to create map of cancer's genetic makeup

...project than research that mapped the human genome, a molecular blueprint for the...talking about basically thousands of Human Genome Projects." But, "the time is...the NCI and Collins' National Human Genome Research Institute, it will begin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/14/liv_32337.shtml
Life & style
Families should talk medical history at Thanksgiving

...Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute who was a leader of the Human Genome Project. Carmona acknowledged...Thompson, spokesman for the National Human Genome Research Institute. The software...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/09/liv_433870.shtml
Life & style
Scientists lower number of human genes

...international group that decoded the human genome. The new estimate is 20,000...Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, put his money...journal Nature by the International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium, which had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/21/liv_431898.shtml
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