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Anne Wojcicki’s quest to put people in charge of their own health

Image 1of/3<p>Caption<p>Close<p>In March 1950, David Hochman, 16 months old, unscrewed an aspirin bottle and swallowed the pills.<p>His mother saw the empty …

White House unveils $215 million plan to develop patient-specific medical treatments

Treatments tailored to a patient's genes<p>The White House unveiled a "Precision Medicine Initiative" today — a $215 million investment that will go toward building a database containing genetic information and medical records belonging to millions of Americans, reports <i>Science</i><i>.</i> The investment, one …

Genetics
Health Care

The 15 Hottest American Cities For 2015

Rising prices in San Francisco will continue to push young hipsters out to Oakland. Queens will become the hot borough in New York City because of its affordable real estate and rich culinary scene. And Colorado's legalization of marijuana will bring a wave of tourism to Denver.<p>To compile this list …

Urban Design

Germany's Backward Wi-Fi Rules Leave Travelers Offline

Travelers used to checking e-mail for free when hopping around the world are often hit by an unpleasant surprise when searching for public Wi-Fi in …

Winter sports in weird locations

Alpine huts, chocolate crêpes, outdoor hot tubs and gallons of glühwein. These things probably spring to mind when you conjure up images of ski or snowboarding resorts.<p>But what about active volcanoes, African sunsets and a warming plate of rogan josh at the end of an invigorating day on the slopes? …

Skiing