Posts Tagged ‘subjectz’

Scientists are cracking the code of when genetic variants matter

April 2, 2017

Cracking the code of when #genetic variants matter, by @CarlZimmer https://www.StatNews.com/2016/08/17/genetic-variants-ex-ac-sequence/ Underscores need for realistic guidelines on risk

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The Man Who Kicked Off the Biotech Revolution – Issue 44: Luck – Nautilus

January 30, 2017

The Man Who Kicked Off…#Biotech by @CarlZimmer
http://nautil.us/issue/44/luck/the-man-who-kicked-off-the-biotech-revolution H Smith for discovering restriction enzymes + a history of the term

QT:{{”
“Trying to make sense of the failure, Wilcox suggested to Smith that the bacteria were destroying the viral DNA. He based his suggestion on a hypothesis proposed a few years earlier by Werner Arber, a microbiologist at the University of Geneva. Arber speculated that enzymes could restrict the growth of viruses by chopping up their DNA, and dubbed these hypothetical molecules “restriction enzymes.”” “}}

Scientists are cracking the code of when genetic variants matter

January 12, 2017

https://www.statnews.com/2016/08/17/genetic-variants-ex-ac-sequence/

SciLogs kaput, Zimmer’s deep genome dive | On Science Blogs

July 16, 2016

http://blogs.plos.org/onscienceblogs/2016/07/15/scilogs-goes-kaput-game-of-genomes-is-an-ambitious-science-writing-oddity/

Zimmer genome STAT article

July 11, 2016

So the first part of the Zimmer article came out this morning. https://www.statnews.com/feature/game-of-genomes/season-one/

Sneak peek: The ‘Game of Genomes’ is coming

July 8, 2016

https://www.statnews.com/2016/07/05/game-of-genomes-trailer/

Growing Pains for Field of Epigenetics as Some Call for Overhaul – NYTimes.com

July 4, 2016

Growing Pains for Field of #Epigenetics by
@CarlZimmerhttp://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/02/science/epigenetic-marks-dna-genes.html Reflects well on overhype & correlation vs causation issues

Staying Afloat in the Rising Tide of Science: Cell

March 19, 2016

Staying Afloat in the Rising Tide of Science by @CarlZimmer
http://www.Cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(16)30192-1 How can this tide lift all boats & not drown us in Tb?

DNA Under the Scope, and a Forensic Tool Under a Cloud – The New York Times

March 10, 2016

DNA Under the Scope &…Under a Cloud by @carlzimmer
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/27/science/dna-under-the-scope-and-a-forensic-tool-under-a-cloud.html Highlights the technical challenges of sequencing w/ few copies

Why STAT is the media startup to envy – Columbia Journalism Review

March 5, 2016

http://www.cjr.org/the_profile/stat.php