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Quick Change

Our explanation of how genes express themselves is revolutionising many fields of medicine. ... This issue – how does evolution apparently make sometimes quick, large changes – was something that Darwin himself addressed, but which was later

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  • Gene Genie Gene Genie

    That’s really what Orgel meant when he coined his slightly facetious law. ... Of course, it sounds fanciable to think of an ordinary person spending hundreds of thousands on a medicine, without government support.

  • Gradually, then suddenly Gradually, then suddenly

    Sometimes, it’s hard to pin down exactly what it was I said that hit home but at my most recent meeting you could see the moment it happened. ... Today and tomorrow, that assumption is becoming negligent. So there’s your practical takeaway.

  • Generic Differentiation Generic Differentiation

    Some environments are so harsh, they constrain evolution.That’s why, for example, desert and arctic habitats have lower species-richness than tropical forests.

  • The Midas Touch The Midas Touch

    Smart, but small, science can turn old ideas into gold. To a scientist, empirical evidence is everything.It is said that Darwin conceived of evolution by natural selection some 20 years ... It’s the same goal – successful reproduction – but a

  • Big Pharma, Little Pharma Big Pharma, Little Pharma

    The company took a big risk when it bought Allergan’s dermatology portfolio. ... This is a form of resource partitioning, to use the biologist’s term.

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  • Pharma’s coral reef Pharma’s coral reef

    And since new capabilities take time to evolve, it is anything but surprising, when looked at through the lens of Darwin’s great idea, that these holobiont management capabilities are not ... in my book Darwin’s Medicine.

  • Building the Future Building the Future

    There are thousands of capabilities in a typical model's capabileome but most are common to most models. ... This series of articles is based on Professor Smith's new book Darwin's Medicine: How Life Science Business Models are Evolving.

  • Under pressure Under pressure

    It is based on technologies, such as bioinformatics, gene sequencing, biomarkers and synthetic biology that make systems biology and systems medicine possible. ... The articles in this series are based on the forthcoming book Darwin's Medicine: The

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