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UK Biobank, based in Manchester, England, is the largest blood-based research project in the world. The research project will involve at least 500,000 people across the U.K., and follow their health for next 30 years or more, providing a resource for scientists battling diseases. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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UK Biobank Requires Earth's Geneticists To Cooperate, Not Compete

A project that shares medical information from 500,000 volunteers is driving innovative research around the world. The richness of the database means scientists are motivated to make it even better.

Politics

Week In Politics

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Week In Politics

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Chubbs, right, a golden retriever and his pal Louie, left, a French bulldog, greet their friend at a small dog park in Chevy Chase, Md. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: The Real Problem At A Beltway Dog Park? Hint: It's Not The Dogs

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Kholoud Sawaf, creator and director of 10,000 Balconies, stands at TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, Ark., on Friday. Sarah Bentham for NPR hide caption

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'It Had To Be Love': A Syrian Playwright's Struggle To Tell A Story In Arkansas

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Economy

Economy Update

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Economy Update

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UK Biobank, based in Manchester, England, is the largest blood-based research project in the world. The research project will involve at least 500,000 people across the U.K., and follow their health for next 30 years or more, providing a resource for scientists battling diseases. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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UK Biobank Requires Earth's Geneticists To Cooperate, Not Compete

6 min

UK Biobank Requires Earth's Geneticists To Cooperate, Not Compete

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Media

Trump And Fox News

4 min

Trump And Fox News

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