Faroe Islands DNA Sequencing Plan Faces Skeptics

Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- The Faroe Islands, a tiny, windswept land halfway between Scotland and Iceland is so barren its 50,000 inhabitants import almost everything except fish and sheep. Now it wants to leap to the forefront of genetic medicine. A proposed plan would decipher the complete DNA sequence of every citizen, from its fishermen to the prime minister, using the data for medical treatment and research. Scientists already see the Faroes becoming a model for the use of human genomes. Bloomberg's John Lauerman reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

"Preserving Bombardier C-Series Key Amid 7,500 Job Cuts"
49:47 - Bombardier has announced it will slash 7,500 jobs during a second round of job cuts within the past 8 months. Bloomberg Intelligence Analyst George Ferguson explains whether these cost saving measures were necessary as the struggling aircraft maker awaits $1 billion in federal aid from the Canadian government on Bloomberg TV Canada's The Daily Brief. (Source: Bloomberg)
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