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Google Co-Founder Donates $500K To Wikipedia
2011-11-19 06:06:33

A charitable foundation established by Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his wife, Anne Wojcicki, has given a $500,000 grant towards Wikipedia's $28.3 million annual budget, various media outlets have reported. The half-million dollar grant was given by the Brin Wojcicki Foundation, a philanthropic organization established by Brin and his wife, the co-founder of personal genomics website 23andMe. It was officially announced by the Wikimedia Foundation on Friday, Rik Myslewski of The...

2011-10-26 00:31:39

The Scripps Research Institute, funded by The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Will Further Investigate the SGK1 Gene — A First Step Toward Developing Possible Treatments for Parkinson´s Disease 23andMe, Inc., a leading personal genetics company, has announced the first-time discovery of the potentially protective nature of the gene serum/glucocorticoid regulated kinase 1 (SGK1) which appears to be protective against a high-risk leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) mutation for...

2011-08-18 17:04:01

Novel Research Paradigm Further Validated with Over 180 Known Genetic Associations Listed by the National Human Genome Research Institute's Replicated Using Self-Reported Medical Data 23andMe, Inc., a leading personal genetics company has replicated over 180 genetic associations from a list of associations curated by the National Human Genome Research Institute's Office of Population Genomics ("GWAS Catalog") demonstrating that self-reported medical data is effective and reliable to validate...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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