Posts tagged with bioinformatics

  1. ‘Anonymous’ research: what you need to know

    Volunteers who take part in medical and social research are the unsung heroes of the modern age. Clinical trials pave the way for ground-breaking treatments such …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2014/09/10/anonymous-research

  2. Gattaca now

    The 1997 film “Gattaca” portrays a world in which your genes can be used to determine the date of your death. Your DNA is used to determine …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2012/10/28/gattaca-now

  3. Your genes, on sale now!

    That’s right! The 23andMe online store is offering you 25% off DNA testing. At US$299 a pop, genetic testing is finally accessible to even the stingiest …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2012/10/21/your-genes-on-sale-now

  4. Snake venom kills pain

    Or where biology meets physics, meets computer science. Researchers in France have discovered that a snake’s venom could help make a safer painkiller than morphine. The Black …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2012/10/09/snake-venom-kills-pain

  5. Bioinformatics: the new buzz in biology

    “What are you studying?” “Bioinformatics” (Pause for shock and puzzlement) “What’s that?” This is a conversation that I have about once a week. This post is …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2012/08/17/bioinformatics-the-new-buzz-in-biology