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    Salmon genomics is an emerging field that represents a convergence between socially important scientific innovation and a politically volatile topic of significant interest to the public. These factors provide...

    Authors: Kieran O'Doherty, Michael Burgess and David M Secko

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2010 6:15

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    The last 10 years has seen the development and deployment of new biotechnologies not just as potential treatments but also as potential enhancements. The definition and differentiation of treatment (therapy) f...

    Authors: Mairi Levitt and Fiona K O'Neill

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2010 6:1

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    The purpose of the research was to study Finnish people's attitudes towards biomedical research and whether the research sponsor makes a difference to those attitudes. A survey questionnaire was sent to a rand...

    Authors: Elina Hemminki, Aaro Tupasela, Piia Jallinoja, Arja R Aro, Karoliina Snell and Sinikka Sihvo

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2009 5:67

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    In genomic research, cohort and large-scale population studies are proliferating along with accompanying infrastructures (databases and biobanks). Population-based research links samples and data from multiple...

    Authors: Sabrina Fortin and Bartha Maria Knoppers

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2009 5:80

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    Since the establishment of the Human Genome Project and the identification of genes in human DNA that play a role in human diseases and disorders, a long, moral and political, battle has began over the extensi...

    Authors: Theo Papaioannou

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:64

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    Pharmacogenomics is a quickly evolving field of research that increasingly impacts individuals and society. As some innovations in biotechnology have experienced strong public opposition during the 1990s, inte...

    Authors: R. P. Verhoeff, E. H. M. Moors and P. Osseweijer

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:53

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    The informed consent process provides protection by ensuring that potential research subjects understand the goals of the research project they are being asked to voluntarily partake in as well as the risks as...

    Authors: Lucy Panoyan, Shuko Lee, Rawan Arar, Hanna E Abboud and Nedal Arar

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:11

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    Is the gene 'special' for historians? What effects, if any, has the notion of the 'gene' had on our understanding of history? Certainly, there is a widespread public and professional perception that genetics a...

    Authors: Roberta Bivins

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:12

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