Razib Khan

Type: Person
Name: Razib Khan
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

California Baby First to Have DNA Sequenced Before Birth | IdeaFeed

What's the Latest?A California father who doggedly pursued a genetics company for his son's DNA profile is the first to have completed the sequencing of a baby's genetic makeup before the infant was born. The father, Razib Khan, is now finishing a Ph.D. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 2 reports

The First Healthy Baby To Have His Genome Sequenced Before Birth; But Is It Ethical?

Imagine growing up and knowing exactly what diseases you were genetically predisposed to. If it was Alzheimer’s, would you take all possible measures to maintain your mental health? What if you were never actually predisposed to the disease and your parents ... [Published Medical Daily - Jun 17 2014]
Entities: Genome, DNA, Ethical
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Best Of The Dish Today

It’s been a sobering day, with one paragraph I read – by Razib Khan – sticking in my mind: “No matter what establishment voices assert, intervention in foreign lands in a ham-handed fashion to prop up our American values is bound to lead us down ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dad Decodes His Son’s DNA Before Birth — And This is What He Found

Dad Decodes His Son’s DNA Before Birth — And This is What He Found Photo: ThinkstockRazib Khan’s son is just a few days old, but his future is already mapped out. Genetically speaking, that is.The baby is likely the first in the U.S. to be born healthy ... [Published The Bump - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

All hail Khan!

Congratulations to Razib Khan, the noted genetics  blogger , on the birth of his son. Razib’s son, born just last week, is already making the news : An infant delivered last week in California appears to be the first healthy person ever born in the ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jun 14 2014]
Entities: DNA, Genome, Razib Khan
First reported May 20 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why “Race” Isn’t Biological

by Patrick Appel This speech by Charles Mills, which we’ve posted before, does an excellent job explaining the social construction of race: Nicholas Wade’s new book on race and genetics, which takes the biological basis of race as a given, provides ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 20 2014]
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Roots Of Resegregation

Razib Khan  asks  why discussions of resegregation focus on the South: The South has a particular history with race, and that is an important history. But the continuous focus on this region of the country is I think driven in part by the reality that ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 25 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Kids Are All Righteous

Adam Grant ( NYT ) discusses how parents can successfully impart moral values to their children: In a  classic experiment , the psychologist J. Philippe Rushton gave 140 elementary- and middle-school-age children tokens for winning a game, which they ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 1 reports

Little Kids Are Slimming Down, Ctd

Zachary Goldfarb examines  the racial disparities in the JAMA study : We’re celebrating the fact that for all kids ages 2 to 5 childhood obesity has declined from 13.9 percent to 8.4 percent over 10 years. Yet, 11.3 percent of black children ages ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 28 2014]
First reported Feb 21 2014 - Updated Feb 21 2014 - 1 reports

Map Of The Day

Tasneem Raja and Chris Mooney compare  state-by-state data on vaccine exemptions: There’s evidence that tightening exemption laws makes a difference. After reaching an exemption rate of  7.6 percent  in 2009, Washington state passed a law requiring ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 21 2014]

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California Baby First to Have DNA Sequenced Bef... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 18 2014]
The First Healthy Baby To Have His Genome Seque... [Published Medical Daily - Jun 17 2014]
The Best Of The Dish Today [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 17 2014]
History-Making Baby Is Born With His Entire Gen... [Published Business Insider - Jun 16 2014]
Dad Decodes His Son’s DNA Before Birth — And Th... [Published The Bump - Jun 16 2014]
All hail Khan! [Published Marginal Revolution - Jun 14 2014]
Why “Race” Isn’t Biological [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 20 2014]
The Roots Of Resegregation [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 25 2014]
The Kids Are All Righteous [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 16 2014]
Little Kids Are Slimming Down, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 28 2014]
Map Of The Day [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 21 2014]
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The Best Of The Dish Today [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 17 2014]
It’s been a sobering day, with one paragraph I read – by Razib Khan – sticking in my mind: “No matter what establishment voices assert, intervention in foreign lands in a ham-handed fashion to prop up our American values is bound to lead us down ...
All hail Khan! [Published Marginal Revolution - Jun 14 2014]
Congratulations to Razib Khan, the noted genetics  blogger , on the birth of his son. Razib’s son, born just last week, is already making the news : An infant delivered last week in California appears to be the first healthy person ever born in the ...
Why “Race” Isn’t Biological [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 20 2014]
by Patrick Appel This speech by Charles Mills, which we’ve posted before, does an excellent job explaining the social construction of race: Nicholas Wade’s new book on race and genetics, which takes the biological basis of race as a given, provides ...
The Roots Of Resegregation [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 25 2014]
Razib Khan  asks  why discussions of resegregation focus on the South: The South has a particular history with race, and that is an important history. But the continuous focus on this region of the country is I think driven in part by the reality that ...
The Kids Are All Righteous [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 16 2014]
Adam Grant ( NYT ) discusses how parents can successfully impart moral values to their children: In a  classic experiment , the psychologist J. Philippe Rushton gave 140 elementary- and middle-school-age children tokens for winning a game, which they ...
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