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Following Digital Breadcrumbs To Big Data Gold

Following Digital Breadcrumbs To 'Big Data' Gold What do Facebook, Groupon and biotech firm Human Genome Sciences have in common? They all rely on massive amounts of data to design their products. Terabytes and even zettabytes of information...Show More Summary

UK Patent Case Lowers Bar on Utility (Industrial Application)

Human Genome Sciences v. Eli Lilly (UK Supreme Court, 2 Nov 2011) [Decision] Case No. [2011] UKSC 51. The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (UKSC) began hearing cases in 2009 — taking on the role of court-of-last-resort formerly played...

Human Genome Sciences up 15% on potential takeover

Shares of Human Genome Sciences HGSI jumped +14.86% to $14.69 on Wednesday, following a report in the U.K.'s Daily Mail that GlaxoSmithKline GSK could be preparing a bid of $25 a share for the biotech group. HGSI & Glaxo, which have a long-standing research collaboration, recently launched a new drug to treat lupus called Benlysta. Show More Summary

Understanding The Constraints Of Evolution Provides Roadmap To Mammalian Biology

In the world of mammals, the two-toed sloth and armadillo appear exceedingly different from humans and their primate cousins. Science, however, recognizes that certain elements remain constant, and in genomic terms, those things that remain the same are very important to survival...

Aboriginal Australians: The first explorers

In an exciting development, an international team of researchers have, for the first time, pieced together the human genome from an Aboriginal Australian. The results, now to be published in the international journal Science, re-interpret the prehistory of our species. read more

Human Genome Sciences Slowly Building a Blockbuster

Human Genome Sciences (HGSI) has lost 40% of its market value since the end of July -- a large drop for a company that hasn't disclosed any significantly bad news. Early sales results of the company's recently introduced lupus drug Benlysta...Show More Summary

MS and the Promise of The Genome Project

The Human Genome Project  (HGP)- the project to map the entire human genome – was one of the big public science endeavors that captured the imagination. It started in 1990 and took 13 years to complete, completing the map in 2003 (but certainly not ending the project). Unusually for most such big projects, it was [...]

Links 8/13/11

Links for you. Science: "We Win": Conservative Media Celebrate Public Misconception That Climate Scientists "Falsified" Data Evangelicals Question The Existence Of Adam And Eve (it's actually about how human genomics is forcing a reality check. Show More Summary

Links 7/18/11

Links for you. Science: How Well Do Miss USA Contestants Represent Their States? Hacking the genome with a MAGE and a CAGE The Bugs That Changed Human History Trouble in the Fourth Domain? Other: A Feminist Economist Speaks Out: Deficits...Show More Summary

The Startup Genome Project Examines the Science of Startups

Earlier this year, the Startup Genome Project launched a survey aiming to to investigate "the science of startups." Much like the Human Genome Project's attempts to crack the human genetic code, the Startup Genome Project hoped to be...Show More Summary

GlaxoSmithKline And Human Genome Sciences Receive Positive Opinion In Europe From The CHMP For Benlysta® (belimumab)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) announced that the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion, recommending marketing authorisation...Show More Summary

Decoding human genes is goal of new open-source encyclopedia

A massive database cataloging the functional components of the human genome is being made available as an open resource to scientists, classrooms, science writers, and the public, thanks to an international team of scientists.

Decoding Human Genes Is The Goal Of A New Open-Source Encyclopedia

A massive database cataloging the human genome's functional elements -- including genes, RNA transcripts, and other products -- is being made available as an open resource to the scientific community, classrooms, science writers, and the public, thanks to an international team of researchers...

Population structure within Africa: has "modern human origins" become a non sequitur?

When I wrote about the Denisova genome late last year, I claimed that "A large-scale reorganization of the science of human origins is upon us." I'm glad I had the sense to write that. A lot of people have pointed back to that quote over the last few months. Show More Summary

Week in science: don't fear the mosqorpion

Ten years on: why a complete human genome mattered: The completely sequenced human genome has just turned 10. The project has paid amazing dividends, but a lot of researchers resisted the idea when it was first proposed. Ars charts its...Show More Summary

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