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)

Amazon's Presence at the Oscars
17:06 - Hollywood's biggest weekend is just around the corner with the 89th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. We see some familiar names like Meryl Streep and Ryan Gosling, but there is one new player grabbing attention. Bloomberg's Kaitlin Meehan reports on “Bloomberg Technology.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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