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The history books record that in the nineteenth century Louis Pasteur formulated a “germ theory” of microbes as the causative agents of disease, and thus revolutionized medicine. His findings, along with his contemporary, John Snow (who linked cholera to infected water supply),...
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In a model for medical innovations, patients have the power

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    Seattle's Sage Bionetworks seeks a drug-discovery revolution

    When Stephen Friend formed the nonprofit Sage Bionetworks, his aim was nothing short of revolutionizing the way drug discovery is done so patients don't have to wait for help.



    the article discusses systems biology, personalized medicine, and an "open-source movement" for biology, which will require a profound restructuring of the entire scientific world.

    though some scientists have signed on, others are a harder sell.

     

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