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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Esther M. Verheyen

Esther M. Verheyen teaches genetics at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. Her research lab investigates the control of cell growth during organ formation and how disruption of that process can lead to cancer.

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Esther M. Verheyen

Brave New Cures

Genetic testing's expansion of medical horizons March 2015
Your father feels unwell and you take him to the hospital. They do various tests and take blood samples. The doctors tell you that all he needs is medication. But they also tell you that he must never, ever take the commonly prescribed medication for this illness. They prescribe a slightly different alternative. Within a few weeks he looks and feels great. Your sister gives…