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Archive of entries posted on December 2013

Gene Research Follows the Crowd

An interesting article about GeneTalk and how researchers found new disease causing genes via collaborations promoted by GeneTalk in GEN: http://www.genengnews.com/insight-and-intelligence/gene-research-follows-the-crowd/77899987/ GeneTalk links rare-disease geneticists, stokes collaborations. Distinguishing pathogenic gene variants from those without clinical significance is difficult enough to have brought a present-day meaning to the nearly six-century-old metaphor of finding a needle in [...]