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Mike White
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What I'm not thankful for: 10 years of NIH budget decline made the late 90's budget doubling completely pointless, and has changed what it means to have a career in science.

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This week in Pacific Standard, I talk about the transposon wasteland in your genome and its role in function and disease

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My latest in Pacific Standard: It's time to move beyond the GM/non-GM distinction and have a better debate about what we put on our tables.

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My latest in Pacific Standard: We're swimming in a vast genetic reservoir of antibiotic resistance

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My latest piece in Pacific Standard, on the open architecture of the human brain.

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My latest at Pacific Standard: Paying people to be human guinea pigs has always been controversial, but genomics is about to make it even more so

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My latest in Pacific Standard looks at why we're still trying to understand how genes make us different

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Concerns over privacy & the HeLa genome apply to any genome used in research

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+Josh Witten  "What can be stated with authority, is that this olinguito was not the product of a tawdry affair5 between a house cat (Felis catus) and a teddy bear (Ursus not a living thing, it’s a freaking stuffed animal6). Like all olinguitos, the olinguito in the press release picture was the product of a tawdry affair between two olinguitos and that is good enough for me."

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Some thoughts on DORA the distortion of incentives in science
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