Jennifer Bogenschutz

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Personalized Genomics, Data-Hoarding, and Drug Companies

Just over a year ago, in November 2013, <i>Scientific American</i> ran an important article about the rise of genetic-testing companies and the risk that …

Why the 100,000 Genomes Project will focus on rare diseases

An ambitious project has been launched that will involve sequencing genomes of 100,000 individuals to improve our understanding of a range of …

Foundation Medicine Partners with South Dakota Hospital on Cancer Genomics

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Avera McKennan Hospital today announced it has signed an agreement with Foundation Medicine to partner on cancer genomics.<p>The …

The future of next-gen sequencing (and why an Illumina cofounder’s never had his genome mapped)

John Stuelpnagel – one of Illumina‘s cofounders – has never had his genome sequenced.<p>“I didn’t feel the need,” Stuelpnagel said.<p>It’s not because of …

Health Care

Mass. General Hospital Utilizes InterSystems for Genomics Research

The Center for Integrated Diagnostics (CID) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is collaborating with InterSystems, a provider of software for …

HomeMade Modern EP36 Ironbound Bookcase

This DIY bookshelf project has a nice rustic, modern look and is easily created from angle irons and 2x10s.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>Two 2x10 (8' long) <i><br>Available at</i> …

7 Signs That You Have Over-Processed Your Photographs

Modern cameras give us great images without having to do too much to them. Many of us, however, realize that with a little post production we can …

Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014 Longlist announced

Yay! Here's this year's long list of amazing popular science books, just in time for summer, thanks to the Royal Society's Winton Prize for science books!<p>My favourite time of the year has finally arrived! Today, the Royal Society has announced their Long List for their prestigious Winton Prize for …

Spit here: can Cue's $199 lab-in-a-box keep you healthy?

Leaving your house to take some lab tests could be a thing of the past<p>Technology has added plenty of new annoyances to life, but it's also done away with countless others. One more that could be on its way out? A visit to the doctor's office. That's the vision of a company called Cue, which wants …

Rare byproduct of marine bacteria kills cancer cells by snipping their DNA

(Phys.org) —Yale University researchers have determined how a scarce molecule produced by marine bacteria can kill cancer cells, paving the way for …

I had my DNA analyzed, and all I got was this lousy story

With too much to account for, direct-to-consumer genetics isn't ready for prime time.<p>It’s a situation many have faced before or will in the future: …

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Genetic tests reveal need for vitamins

<b>Nutrition experts say folate supplements are effective treatment for some diseases.</b><p>Genetic testing and a vitamin supplement helped dietitian Dr …

Schizophrenia

This Will Make You Smarter

• <b>Author:</b> John Brockman<p>Edge.org presents brilliant, accessible, cutting-edge ideas to improve our decision-making skills and improve our cognitive toolkits, with contributions by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Richard Dawkins, Brian Eno, Steven Pinker, and more. Featuring a foreword by New York Times …

The Moral Landscape

• <b>Author:</b> Sam Harris<p><b><br>S</b>am Harris’s first book, <i>The End of Faith,</i> ignited a worldwide debate about the validity of religion. In the aftermath, Harris discovered that most people—from religious fundamentalists to nonbelieving scientists—agree on one point: science has nothing to say on the subject of …

47 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Need To Know About Yourself

Or maybe just 100 things that everyone should know about humans!<p>The order that I'll present these 100 things is going to be pretty random. So the fact that this first one is first doesn't mean that it's the most important ... just that it came to mind first.<p><i>Dr. Susan Weinschenk is the author of</i> …

Why Do My Calf Muscles Cramp When I Run?

Causes could be muscles fatigue, dehydration or other syndromes.<p><i>Doc- Hope you can give me some advice on this. I have been experiencing cramps/spasms in my calves for about two years now. I am 43, and have been running competitively since I was 11. I never had these issues until I ran my first</i> …

The World’s Simplest Learn to Run Program

All you need is 30 minutes, three times each week.<p><i>I’ve been out of shape for the past few years and I’m trying to start running. The problem is every time I try, I get through about one or two weeks and stop. I have a hard time following a training plan with all the intervals. Is it just me, or is</i> …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Breathing Tips for New Runners

How to breathe while running to avoid exhaustion and side stitches.<p><i>Hi! I'm a new runner and I'm experiencing a problem with controlling my breathing. Though I don't feel any soreness or pain in my legs, in about 200 meters, it gets incredibly hard to breathe. It feels like my lungs are resisting</i> …

Nine Surprising Ways Running Helps Your Body

You know running is healthy, but do you know all the good it does?<p><b>Grows Cartilage</b><br>Ignore the naysayers—running isn't necessarily bad for your knees. Research from Australia's Monash University suggests that the impact of running can increase cartilage production, which can safeguard your joints from …

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Liquid Jewels: High Speed Photos of Paint on Popped Balloons by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>Liquid Jewel is a new project by Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously) as part of his ongoing exploration of manipulating paint with natural …