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)
Oil Prices Are Set to Recover: Lundin's Heppenstall
14:13 - "I'm very much of the camp that oil prices will recover," Lundin Petroleum AB Chief Executive Officer Ashley Heppenstall said. "Supply and demand will come more into line," he told Anna Edwards in an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." He spoke as the Swedish oil producer cut its 2015 output target because of delays at the Edvard Grieg field and issues on the Brynhild field. (Source: Bloomberg)
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