Personalised Medicine. Dr Helen Wallace www.genewatch.org. Ronald Fisher. Fisher RA: The correlation between relatives on the supposition of Mendelian inheritance. Trans R Soc Edinb 1918, 52: 399-433. The case of the missing heritability
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Dr Helen Wallace
Fisher RA: The correlation between relatives on the supposition of Mendelian inheritance.
Trans R Soc Edinb 1918, 52:399-433.
When scientists opened up the human genome, they expected to find the genetic components of common traits and diseases. But they were nowhere to be seen. [Nature 6th November 2008]
By 1994, the Council for Tobacco Reseach had awarded nearly $225 million to approximately 1,000 researchers.BUT…there is no significant inherited component to lung cancer
M.M. Braun, N.E. Caporaso, W.F. Page and R.N. Hoover. A cohort study of twins and cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 1995; 4(5):469-73.
See also: Lichtenstein et al. 2000.
Adam Curtis’ BBC2 series All Watched Over by Loving Machines of Grace.Explains how the culture of Silicon Valley has reinforced the idea that computers can predict behaviours based on genetic data