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A Social Network For Genetics Research: Can It Help Isolate Parkinson’s Genes?

23andme is using social media to crowdsource Parkinsons research

Can social networks help with medical research? The world’s first genetics-based social network – as 23andMe labels itself – is looking to show they can. The company has already collected more than 125,000 DNA samples from customers as part of a search for new genes linked to Parkinson’s disease. Can an internet-based approach to genetics research really work? Read →

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