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In one of the world's most ambitious scientific endeavour, Britain will sequence 100,000 whole genomes in the human body by 2017.

Genomics England, a company owned by the department of health will deliver the 100,000 Genomes  Project.

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"Biology is nature’s ultimate innovator..." +DARPA  director explaining why they will look to biology for projects.

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"People usually have two copies of the gene AMY1, but in some regions of our DNA there can be variability in the number of copies a person carries, which is known as copy number variation. The number of copies of AMY1 can be highly variable between people, and it is believed that higher numbers of copies of the salivary amylase gene have evolved in response to a shift towards diets containing more starch since prehistoric times."

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Outbreak of polio in Syria threatens the entire Middle East http://bbc.in/1hX2I0d
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The Only Thing Scarier Than Bio-Warfare is the Antidote

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The Only Thing Scarier Than Bio-Warfare is the Antidote

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Humans can be infected by more than 1,400 parasites. A “food web” shows how groups of parasites interact in humans.

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Students in the MST-Biology Online came for a visit to the U of Illinois' Keck Genomics Center October, 2010
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