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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Which baby do you want? A dilemma for the 21st century parent-to-be

This one is extremely interesting, an awesome discussion, more so it attracted my interested as it sort of looked very relevant to my previous blogs Dawn of the GATTACA era! and the series of blogs on personal genomics. Nature News has an intriguing article on the next three decades of reproductive medicine: essentially a series of short musings from scientists working in the field about the issues we will be facing in 30 year's time. Thanks to Genetic Future another favorite blog of mine for having covered it. I totally agree with the author 'Daniel MacArthur' its in deed worth reading through in full. Which baby do you want? A dilemma for the 21st century parent-to-be

Also read:
The future of neo-eugenics
Height and hypertension genes in Nature Genetics
Making babies: the next 30 years

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Life Science and Informatics

What is this?
is this a new industry?
or a old wine in a new bottle?

Well Life Sciences and Informatics can be anything form computational biology, all omes and omics, core bioinformatics to curation and literature mining, database creation, in the area of biology, chemistry , bio-chem space.

There are number of companies in India and bangalore is the forefront as a major bio-cluster with 20 to 30 companies in this sphere.

now how good are these companies doing?
how good are they in terms of the international markets and how profitable is their business?
what do they do?
their clients?

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