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Sperm Donor with Genetic Illness Speaks Outby PSThe Copenhagen PostMarch 25th, 2013A former sperm donor may have passed on a heritable and treatable cancer-causing illness, but health authorities have decided not to search for the five to ten children who may be affected.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the Sequelby Rebecca SklootThe New York TimesMarch 23rd, 2013Last week, scientists sequenced and published the genome of cells taken without consent from a woman named Henrietta Lacks - without her family's permission.
Doctors Should Tell Patients About Some, But Not All, Unexpected Genetic Findingsby Susan YoungMIT Technology ReviewMarch 22nd, 2013A medical geneticists' group recommends that risk factors for 20 conditions be examined in all medical DNA sequencing tests.
Patients Should Get DNA Information, Report Recommendsby Jennifer Couzin-FrankelScience InsiderMarch 21st, 2013Fourteen genetics experts, with the backing of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, are proposing that anyone whose genome is sequenced should automatically learn about serious health risks and problems.
Most Popular Human Cell in Science Gets Sequencedby Ewen CallawayNatureMarch 15th, 2013The HeLa cell genome is riddled with errors, raising questions about its continued use.
Privacy and Progress Inspires California Genetic Information Privacy Billby Nicolle StrandPresidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical IssuesMarch 12th, 2013A California State Senator introduced a bill declaring the intent of the legislature to enact new, comprehensive genetic privacy protections in the state.
DNA Tool Kit Goes Live Onlineby Ewen CallawayNatureMarch 12th, 2013The latest shopping website is open for business, offering unusual wares: DNA tools to help biologists to engineer life.
Cloning All Over Again: Reviving the Idea of Re-creating Speciesby Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesMarch 7th, 2013An environmentalist-turned-techno-enthusiast, a synthetic biology champion, and a cloning expert are teaming up to promote what they call "de-extinction."
Synthetic Biology Comes Down to Earthby Paul VoosenThe Chronicle of Higher EducationMarch 4th, 2013Practitioners of synthetic biology made big promises and investors poured in the money, but most companies have made grinding progress, not breakthroughs.
BRCA1 gene patent ruling to be appealedby Amy CorderoyThe Age [Australia]March 4th, 2013The decision in Australia that private companies can control human genes will be appealed in the Federal Court.
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