Monday, December 26, 2005

A Doctor for the Future -- New York Times [clip]

Another interesting article about medicine and genetics going forward.
Seems rare diseases have a use!

A Doctor for the Future
Published: November 6, 2005

Dr. D. Holmes Morton stood at the front of the red-and-white-striped
tent set up in a farm pasture in Lancaster County, Pa. Behind him were a
horse and a buggy - his host's main mode of transportation - and a
whitewashed barn and silo. To his left was a sunken barbecue pit, with
60 chickens cooking inside a homemade wire-mesh spit. Before him were
seven families, upward of 50 people. The women wore bonnets and aprons....