While our DNA exerts some influence on who we are and what we do, Ewan Birney, the director of the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, writes in an opinion piece at the Guardian, that DNA is not the end-all be-all of who we are.

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The South China Morning Post reports that Hong Kong plans to add HK$20 billion (US$2.6 billion) to a research endowment.

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