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The Sequence - Inside the race for the Human Genome

  title={The Sequence - Inside the race for the Human Genome},
  author={Kevin Davies},
Analyse und Optimierung der Softwareschichten von wissenschaftlichen Anwendungen für Metacomputing
Fur parallele Anwendungen ist das Message Passing Interface (MPI) das Programmierparadigma der Wahl fur Hochstleistungsrechner mit verteiltem Speicher wiederum konnen verschiedenste Rechenressourcen with PACX-MPI gekoppelt werden.
Ethical Challenges in Genomics Research
This chapter introduces the aims of the book. The book’s origins lie in a project examining ethical issues in genomics research, as part of a consortium researching into cardiovascular disease. The
A Metaphor Made in Public
The preliminary results of human genome research have become widely known as “drafts of the human genome.” Drawing on the interaction theory of metaphor, this article shows that take-up of the notion
Genomic information and the public-private imbalance
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’The food nature intended you to eat’: nutritional primitivism in low-carbohydrate diet discourse.
This thesis aims to explore the relationship between neo-Darwinism and genetic determinism in low-carbohydrate theory, Indigenous nutritional research in Protein Power, and nutritional primitivism in the context of Aboriginal Australians and the North American Inuit.
The Genographic Project: Traditional Knowledge and Population Genetics
This article considers the debate over patent law, informed consent, and benefit-sharing in the context of biomedical research in respect of Indigenous communities. In particular, it focuses upon
Subjects of Speculation: Emergent Life Sciences and Market Logics in the United States and India
This article traces systems of exchange concerning the life sciences and capital and how they configure subjectivity in the United States and India. This is done through case studies concerning the
The making of a market: conceptions of control in the genetic paternity industry in Australia
This paper addresses the emergence of a new market in genetic paternity testing in the Australian context, drawing on the work of the US economic sociologist Neil Fligstein. In particular, it
DNA paternity testing: public perceptions and the influence of gender
This article reports on the findings of the Swinburne National Technology and Society Monitor in relation to public perceptions of DNA paternity testing, with particular reference to the effects of