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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Reuters is reporting that Gonorrhea risks becoming a superbug: 'The sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea risks becoming a drug-resistant "superbug" if doctors do not devise new ways of treating it, a leading sexual health expert said.'

Bio Technician Javier Quinones demonstrates the beginning of the sequencing procedure in the sequencing laboratory at the J. Craig Venter Institute in Rockville, Maryland, March 29, 2010. Some experts say the world is on the cusp of a "golden age" of genomics, when a look at the DNA code will reveal your risk of cancer, diabetes or heart disease, and predict which drugs will work for you. Yet the $3 billion international Human Genome Project, whose first phase was completed a decade ago, has not led to a single blockbuster diagnosis or product. REUTERS/Larry Downing

(just a random scientist)

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