The Olympics will be over soon, so what will London do with all the facilities it built for the games? The UK government-funded Medical Research Council and National Institute for Health Research have a plan for the Olympics anti-doping laboratory, says ScienceInsider's Angela Saini — they're going to turn it into a center for the study of the phenome.

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