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While there are many challenges to gene quantification, scientists are constantly developing new methods to overcome these problems. Using these new methods to analyze RNA-seq data, we can start answering some interesting biological questions such as:

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  • How do spiders make silk? What makes spider silk so strong?

  • What causes jet lag? Can we develop medicines to prevent it?

  • What happens when HIV infects human cells? How can we prevent infection?

  • What leads to drug side effects? Can we prevent them?

  • How do our brains develop during childhood and adolescence?