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BRIEFING: Unravelling your genome

John Kerr posted in on November 14th, 2012.

Your genome – the billions of bits of DNA code that make up the instructions needed to make you who you are – is not quite the mystery it once was. The technology required to sequence your genome is now more accessible than ever. Already companies are offering sequencing services for private citizens. But what can […]

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Scientists must speak out on climate change – academic

John Kerr posted in on November 16th, 2011.

The Nelson Mail‘s Sarah Young reports on Professor Glenn McGregor’s presentation at the 34th Annual Meteorological Conference, in which he called on scientists to step up on issues like climate change. An excerpt (read in full here): Scientists urged to be outspoken Society needs to take more responsibility for its effect on the climate – […]

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