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Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanMay 5, 2010 6:04 PM


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The importance of rare variants in common diseases. Perhaps it should be titled: common variants are 'da bomb' too. Jim Demint Endorses Rand Paul. Looks like Paul is going to win the primary in any case. Convergent evolution between shrunken animals and bloated protists. Size matters? Genetic Differences That Make You Sleepy When You Drink Can Also Protect Against Alcohol Dependence. ADH1B*3 to be specific. Adult Mortality Analyzed by Country: Men in Iceland and Women in Cyprus Have Lowest Risk of Dying. Note that $ isn't always a good predictor beyond a certain minimum threshold. Therefore, the "Hispanic Paradox".

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