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Lab Pays $4M to Settle Doctor-Kickback Claims
by Bianca Bruno
Courthouse News Service
December 30th, 2015
Federal investigators found Pathway violated the False Claims Act by offering physicians and medical groups reimbursements of up to $20 for each saliva kit they submitted for genetic testing.
Rulemaking Under Way for DNA Testing for Hawaiian Homelands
by Jennifer Sinco Kelleher
December 28th, 2015
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has proposed rules that would allow the use of DNA evidence to prove ancestry.
First GMO Corn, then Frankenfish, and Now — Get Ready for Designer Babies
[cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky]
by Janet Phelan
December 25th, 2015
“The medical arguments are tenuous and the possible social consequences are grave” for modifying the human germline.
Interest in Precision Medicine Grows, But Reimbursements Slow
by Andrew Joseph
December 23rd, 2015
While some insurers are warming up to precision tests for cancer patients, others view them as investigatory expeditions that could find genetic variants not connected to the cancer.
Posts of 2015
by Elliot Hosman, Pete Shanks & Marcy Darnovsky,
December 20th, 2015
Here are a few of our favorites blogs of 2015.
It is Ridiculously Hard for Californians to get their DNA out of the FBI’s Genetic Database
by Kashmir Hill
December 18th, 2015
More states should make DNA expungement automatic. People shouldn’t forfeit their genetic rights simply because of an arrest.
Clinical Genetics Has a Big Problem That's Affecting People's Lives
by Ed Yong
December 17th, 2015
Many geneticists have tales where mistakes in the scientific literature have led to wrong — and sometimes harmful — diagnoses.
Genetic Testing May Be Coming to Your Office
by Rachel Emma Silverman
The Wall Street Journal
December 15th, 2015
Health advocates raise concerns about privacy and the potential for illegal discrimination based on employees’ genetic information.
Personalized Medicine: A Faustian Bargain?
by Eleonore Pauwels & Jim Dratwa
December 10th, 2015
Individually tailored therapies could be too expensive for many of those whose DNA donations go into creating the treatments.
Data Storage on DNA Can Keep It Safe for Centuries
by John Markoff
The New York Times
December 3rd, 2015
Two teams of computer scientists have shown that DNA can be the basis for a big data archiving system potentially capable of storing all of the world’s digital information in roughly 9 liters or a case of wine.
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The Spitterati and Trickle-Down Genomics
Red Flags Over Consumer Genetics
Geneticizing Disease [PDF]
Taking race out of human genetics
DNA Study of First Ancient African Genome Flawed, Researchers Report
The Embarrassing, Destructive Fight over Biotech's Big Breakthrough
Center for Genetics and Society Comments on Just-Released Report on Germline Mitochondrial Manipulations
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