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The Right to Genetic Ignoranceby EditorialNew ScientistSeptember 6th, 2013People should be free to choose whether to be informed about risk factors in their genomes, or those of their children.
Scientists to Sequence Genomes of Hundreds of Newbornsby Erika CheckNatureSeptember 4th, 2013Hundreds of US babies will be pioneers in genomic medicine through a $25-million program to sequence their genomes soon after they are born.
The Social Life of Genesby David DobbsPacific StandardSeptember 3rd, 2013Your DNA is not a blueprint. Day by day, week by week, your genes are in a conversation with your surroundings. Your neighbors, your family, your feelings of loneliness: They don’t just get under your skin, they get into the control rooms of your cells.
Henrietta Lacks' Genes and All of Yours?by Robert KlitzmanHuffington PostSeptember 2nd, 2013A woman whose son was born with a severe disease agreed to have her genes examined to help find the cause, but struggled to decide whether to learn lots of other information about her and her family.
Havasupai, HeLa, and the Fallacy of Neutral Scienceby Jessica CussinsBiopolitical TimesAugust 28th, 2013A recent claim that misuse of Havasupai DNA was a “fairy tale” has stirred up heated debates about informed consent and scientific ethics.
African Genes Tracked Backby Erika Check HaydenNatureAugust 27th, 2013Scientists say that they have traced a reverse migration that, in two steps, carried genes from the rest of the world back to southern Africa, long before European colonizers arrived.
Amici Submit Brief in Support of Ambry Genetics and Gene by Geneby Donald ZuhnPatent DocsAugust 27th, 2013The American Civil Liberties Union, Breast Cancer Action, and several others submitted an amici curiae brief in two infringement actions brought by Myriad Genetics.
What DNA Testing Reveals About India’s Caste System by Dan KedmeyTimeAugust 27th, 2013New research reveals that genetic mixing between castes in India ended 1,900 years ago, around the same time the caste system was being codified in religious texts.
New Prenatal Tests Provide More Information, but Link to Problems Isn’t Clearby Lea WinermanWashington PostAugust 26th, 2013Microarray testing is now routinely offered to expectant parents when karyotyping fails to find a genetic cause for problems identified by ultrasound.
Are You Ready for an Online Genetic Test?[WITH VIDEOS]by Dr. Barry StarrKQEDAugust 26th, 2013For the right person, an online genetic test can be both fun and useful. But for someone else, it might be overwhelming. Or even worse, reveal things they wish they hadn’t learned.
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