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America’s ambivalence about race is seeping into science
by Taunya English
The Pulse, Newsworks
November 4th, 2016
"Race has been used to oppress people, ... to kill people. Does science really want to be using a concept that is so historically loaded?"
"Personalized nutrition" isn’t going to solve our diet problems
by Julia Belluz
November 2nd, 2016
The trend of looking at DNA to "revolutionize" health lacks scientific backing and threatens to obscure environmental influences.
Genetics startup Genos wants to pay you for your DNA data
by Sarah Buhr
November 1st, 2016
Company plans to pay participants for full genome sequencing, starting with exomes, to create a disease variant map.
Genetic testing fumbles, revealing 'dark side' of precision medicine
by Sharon Begley
October 31st, 2016
Inconsistency in DNA interpretation and in the algorithms used among databases, unregulated by the FDA, contributed to a fatal outcome for a 5-year-old boy.
Colin Kaepernick’s 'I Know My Rights Camp' cements his status as a cultural superhero in the black community
by Shaun King
New York Daily News
October 29th, 2016
NFL player Colin Kaepernick distributed DNA ancestry tests at a "Know My Rights" youth camp in Oakland, citing their reconciliation value.
Synthetic human genome project releases its draft timeline
by Ike Swelitz
October 28th, 2016
HGP-Write rebrands itself suggesting broader visions to synthesize "all sorts of...genomes, not just humans," but issues of transparency loom.
Fruity with a hint of double helix: A startup claims to tailor wine to your DNA
by Rebecca Robbins
October 27th, 2016
Sequencing giant Illumina's new app store Helix is leading the charge of linking DNA analysis to lifestyle marketing.
23andMe Has Abandoned The Genetic Testing Tech Its Competition Is Banking On
by Stephanie M. Lee
October 26th, 2016
Other companies are starting to sell next-generation sequencing-based tests to the public, but 23andMe has let go the team that had been working on its project.
There Is No Leadership Gene
by Tracy Staedter
October 25th, 2016
As genetic testing becomes mainstream, some consider using it to screen job applicants. Besides being unlawful discrimination, the science is highly unreliable.
The controversial DNA search that helped nab the 'Grim Sleeper' is winning over skeptics
by Marisa Gerber
Los Angeles Times
October 25th, 2016
Use of familial DNA to solve crimes is growing in popularity, raising concerns of 4th Amendment unreasonable search and seizure violations.
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