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Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge?
« on: July 27, 2016, 12:40:05 PM »
Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge? It Helped Fund the Discovery of a New ALS Gene

The viral Ice Bucket Challenge, which swept the internet two years ago while raising money and awareness for the ALS Assocation, has helped fund what the association is calling a “significant gene discovery.”...

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Re: Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge?
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2016, 12:48:21 PM »
Let's hope this discovery leads to good results.  Not every genetic discovery always leads to something definitive
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Re: Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge?
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2016, 01:21:39 PM »
Best meme ever then.  :D
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Re: Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge?
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2016, 03:11:42 PM »
Let's hope this discovery leads to good results.  Not every genetic discovery always leads to something definitive

Well that's understating it. This kind of work linking genotype to phenotype is about as meaningful as connect-the-dots, in spite of all the hyper statements about it changing everything. But of course this is how modern society has always worked -- by continually announcing that the world has been remade by its leadership, and that progress is an inevitable blessing of theirs. A sane survey of the past two centuries would instead show as many failures and laughable claims.
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Re: Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge?
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2016, 03:13:15 PM »
Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge? It Helped Fund the Discovery of a New ALS Gene

The viral Ice Bucket Challenge, which swept the internet two years ago while raising money and awareness for the ALS Assocation, has helped fund what the association is calling a “significant gene discovery.”...

Isn't it fascinating how scientists evidently breathe money rather than oxygen to function?
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Re: Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge?
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2016, 03:19:53 PM »
Unfortunately that's the type of system that all research is operated under.
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