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In the beginning, the Zika virus didn’t seem like the next big news story. But time revealed just how dangerous the Zika virus can be.

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Marc Fiume, one of our DNA Day experts, answers the question, “How would precision medicine improve upon existing treatments of diseases such as cancer?”

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Dr. Arun Tiwari, one of our DNA day experts, answers the question, “Can medicinal marijuana be personalized to suit individuals?”

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Dr. Arun Tiwari, one of our DNA day experts, answers the question, “Is pharmacogenomics being used in a veterinary setting?”

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DNA barcoding is a tool that scientists use to classify organisms, but it has many other applications including detecting food fraud, catching poachers, and preserving species diversity.

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A day-long biochemistry symposium for students in Grades 7-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at Dalhousie University.

This event takes place on October 7th, 2016.

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You, me and everyone around us are constantly getting older. Why does this happen? And is there anything humans can do to slow down or even stop the aging process?

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Dr. Arun Tiwari, one of our DNA Day experts, answers the question, “What are the cost differences between personalized medicine and generic medications?”

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Viruses just don’t meet the requirements to be included in the Tree of Life. And although they have several ideas, scientists aren’t sure where viruses come from.

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Learn about the species around you using LifeScanner.

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