http://ugtimes.com/2014/06/content/science-and-technology/why-dna-will-soon-define-healthcare/

http://ugtimes.com/2014/06/content/science-and-technology/why-dna-will-soon-define-healthcare/

The role of DNA in the future of healthcare. 

AKA personalized medicine. Which can be a good or bad thing. Good because it’ll help in refining the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of a patient. Bad because insurance companies can use the information from an individual’s genome to deny certain aspects of healthcare (or charge more, or find another loophole to make access to that specific service difficult for that individual). 

Thoughts? 

http://ugtimes.com/2014/06/content/politics/the-indian-general-elections-overwhelming-majorities-and-underlying-controversies/

http://ugtimes.com/2014/06/content/politics/the-indian-general-elections-overwhelming-majorities-and-underlying-controversies/

Raising similar issues that I brought up in my own blog post: “NaMo”. It’s really nice to see more people questioning the motives and connections of Indian politicians — and politicians in general — and staying civil and respectful at the same time. 

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