Learn to code with these online resources

Learn to Code for Free With These 10 Online Resources
Zoe Fox, mashable.com

Click here to view this galleryIf Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates say so, it must be true: Understanding how to code is the new literacyTake Zuck and Gates’ advice — learn to code. Understanding computer programming will open doors to new jobs and…

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Biology is now an information science

Genome sequencing pioneer: How biology entered the information age
John Timmer, arstechnica.com

Eric Lander Nobel Dialogue WeekSTOCKHOLM, SWEDEN—Eric Lander was one of the leaders behind the effort to sequence the human genome. He has also continued to work on various follow-up projects through his involvement with the Broad Institute, a…

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Why neuroscience is a load of hype

Genes, Cells and Brains by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose – review
Steven Poole, guardian.co.uk

Steven Poole praises a strong exposé of the hype surrounding genetics and neuroscience

We have outsourced the job of interpreting ourselves to the modern life sciences. The decoding of the human genome will tell us who we really are, pledged the…

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Check Your Genome

Check Your Genome
Caleb Garling, wired.com

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Gene muta­tions can pre­dict how you’ll respond to cer­tain sub­stances. Here’s what genet­ic test­ing out­fit 23andMe can tell you about how you might react to the drugs below.

Drugs for which your 23andMe results can…

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Personal Genome Project picks up participants

Personal Genome Project – Homepage.