Sean King

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Saturday, September 20, 2008

"Open Source" DNA?

New York Times: The Google co-founder Sergey Brin on Thursday disclosed that he carried a mutation of a gene known as LRRK2 that gave him a higher-than-average risk of contracting Parkinson’s disease.

When I called medical experts and financial analysts for comment, the first question I got was: “Why would he disclose that?”

Read the article for one possible explanation.

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