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30,000 have full genomes mapped; What if Greece defaults; Welcome to social media revolution; Faultlines divide Sudan; Parents at their worst; India’s statues and myths

1 Full genomes of 30,000 people mapped (San Francisco Chronicle) Thirty thousand  people have had their full genomes sequenced, up from just one in 2003. Since the cost to map your DNA can exceed $10,000 and is rarely covered by … Continue reading

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Gamechanger case for software biz; Solar industry shares dive 75%; IMF’s credit-crunch warning; Why is it always Mr Khan?; Cow belt or buffalo nation?

1 Game-changer case for software biz (San Francisco Chronicle) The legal showdown between Silicon Valley giants Oracle and Google could test the very boundaries of copyright protections for software and rewrite the rules for much of the industry. In a … Continue reading

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If economists failed us, where are the fresh voices?; India threatened by Maoists; Sudan v/s South Sudan; India slips on spirituality; Infy’s woes

1 If economists have failed us, where are the fresh voices? (The Guardian) At the start of the banking crisis, the air was thick with the sound of lachrymose economists. How did they miss the biggest crash since 1929? Professors … Continue reading

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