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Next: cancer treatment

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0713 NextIn another win for the revolution that is DNA sequencing, researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have identified the genetic mutation that causes two rare forms of leukemia.

 

Powerlist: staffing firms

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This month's Powerlist ranks staffing firms by number of full-time staff in Oregon.

 

Time to make security a business priority

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0713 InformationSecurityAs a business, do you ever handle or use a client’s credit card number or social security number? How about a client’s financial documents, date of birth, driver’s license number, medical records or any other sensitive personal information? If none of these, maybe your website collects information from children under the age of 13, or maybe you have a smartphone app that uses location services? For most of you, the answer will be yes, and the manner in which you handle the information is serious business.

 

What I'm reading: Jim Mark

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0713 WIR JimMark 02Jim Mark, CEO of Melvin Mark Companies, shares what he's reading.

 

What I'm reading: Roger Lee

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0713 WIR RogerLee 01Roger Lee, Executive Director of Economic Development for Central Oregon, shares what he's reading.

 

Wolf tourism in Eastern Oregon

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0713 Wolf 10Can a predator be good for business in Eastern Oregon?

 

Oregon's nanotech industry: Can small be large?

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0713 Nano 01A scientist, an investor and two entrepreneurs weigh in on Oregon's fledgling nanotech industry.

 
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Is this employee right?

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What I'm Reading

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