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U.S. proposes effort to analyze DNA from 1 million people

U.S. proposes effort to analyze DNA from 1 million people

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has proposed analyzing genetic information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new initiative to understand human disease and develop medicines targeted to an individual’s genetic make-up. At the heart of the initiative, to be announced on Friday by […] Click to view full article

Is a Strong Dollar Good for Americans?

Is a Strong Dollar Good for Americans?

The greenback is riding high again. And manufacturers and exporters are groaning. Yuya Shino/Reuters The “strong dollar” has been a mantra for the United States for decades. Recently, as the euro has fallen to an 11-year low against the dollar, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has once again been paying […] Click to view full article

Innovation Trends For Sensors And Wearable Devices

By PATCA Member Walt Maclay – In the last 18 months there has been an acceleration in the evolution of wearable devices that incorporate sensors. We think they are poised to break out of technology-enthusiast and early-adopter usage into mainstream acceptance. Wearable devices are well-adapted The real trend here is the augmentation of existing wearables, […]

Professional & Technical Consultants Association (PATCA)

Monday, 2/9/15 4PM-7PM Sunnyvale Are you thinking about becoming a consultant in 2015, or have you have made the decision and are just getting underway for 2015? Then this is the Meetup for you. Two seasoned members of PATCA (The Professional and Technical Consultants Association) will be leading a monthly roundtable meeting to […] Click […]