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)

Longview's Watling Says Trump Not a Factor for Markets
59:16 - Chris Watling, chief executive officer and chief market strategist at Longview Economics, and Jason Schenker, president and chief economist at Prestige Economics, examine the market influence of President Donald Trump. They speak on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
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