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Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology
- The coming age of data-driven medicine: translational bioinformatics’ next frontier
Nigam H Shah, Jessica D Tenenbaum JAMIA Apr 11
- Data science: The numbers of our lives- “the sexiest job in the 21st century” By Claire Cain Miller. New York Times, Apr 11
- Drilling into big cancer-genome data. Vivien Marx, Nature Methods, Mar 28
- A developing world strategy for personalized medicines. Huffington Post, Apr 4
- DNA testing: Crack open your genetic code Lee AC, CNN, Apr 11
- Friction over function: Scientists clash on the meaning of ENCODE’s genetic data. Diep F, Scientific American, Apr12
- DNA pioneer Francis Crick letter sells for $5.3m at New York auction, BBC News Apr 11
- Data registry gives patients control: Patients designate what information can be used for research By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, April 1, 2013.