Archive for September, 2011

TED: Selling condoms in the Congo

September 22, 2011

Marketing matters even for well-intentioned charitable efforts. Sex sells but guilt doesn’t.


Welcome to the genomic revolution

September 16, 2011

In short, genome sequencing is getting cheaper and quicker at an amazing rate (faster than Moore’s law). It may cost a thousand or a hundred dollars to sequence a person’s genome in a few years. This will enable better detection, diagnostics and treatment of diseases.