The plummeting prices in sequencing has triggered an exponential growth in the generation of genomic datasets. Currently it is very difficult for search engines such as Google to index data in the biomedical domain. How do we make data from this domain findable by search engines? A group of developers and scientists have gathered on […] […]Read more "Getting Google to find Human Genome Datasets"
They said it was their family curse: a rare congenital deformity called syndactyly, in which the thumb and index finger are fused together on one or both hands. Ten members of the extended clan were affected, and with each new birth, they told Stefan Mundlos of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, the first […]Read more "A Family’s Shared Defect Sheds Light on the Human Genome"
At least 620,000 people have the inherited condition but may be wandering around without realising it More than 600,000 Brits could die at any moment because they have a faulty gene, experts have warned. At least 620,000 people in the UK have an inherited heart condition that puts them at risk of sudden death, the […]Read more "Half a million Brits have ‘ticking timebomb heart-killer gene’ and could drop DEAD – but don’t know it"