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Elementary, My Dear Fluffy: Cat DNA Solves Another Homicideby Alan BoyleNBC NewsAugust 14th, 2013DNA from cat hairs has helped crack a homicide case, demonstrating again the power of genetic pet databases to solve crimes.
Would you Post your DNA on Facebook?by Quentin FottrellThe Wall Street JournalAugust 12th, 2013We are all Henrietta Lacks. Or, according to privacy experts, we soon could be. Americans are giving their DNA to companies without thinking through the potential long-term consequences.
Pentagon’s Giant Blood Serum Bank May Provide PTSD Cluesby Dina Fine MaronScientific AmericanAugust 12th, 2013The massive repository of genetic material is poised to advance research—just don’t bother asking for your samples back.
Why Is Myriad Genetics Still Filing Patent Suits for Breast-Cancer Tests?by Brian ResnickNational JournalAugust 8th, 2013Why did Myriad Genetics sue a competitor for testing for the very gene recently declared unpatentable by the Supreme Court?
23andMe, Myself, and Iby Nathaniel ComfortGenotopiaAugust 7th, 201323andMe's new ad will begin airing shortly on cable TV, and it's all about "me."
The Henrietta Lacks Story and Eggs, Money and Motherhood[Quotes CGS's Diane Tober]by David JensenCalifornia Stem Cell ReportAugust 7th, 2013The legacy of Henrietta Lacks should resonate within the stem cell industry, as well as with Governor Brown, who has a bill on his desk to permit women to sell their eggs for research.
Deal Done Over HeLa Cell Lineby Ewen CallawayNatureAugust 7th, 2013Over the past four months, the director of the US National Institutes of Health met with Henrietta Lacks's family members to discuss what should be done with genome data from the HeLa cells.
Edge of the Map: An Experiment in Science and in Theaterby Alice WexlerUCLA Center for the Study of WomenAugust 6th, 2013A group of Harvard students created a theater piece called Edge of the Map, a collage based on real-life and invented scenarios involving ethical and social dilemmas in genetics.
If I'm Healthy, Why Should I Have my Genome Sequenced?by Anne Buchanan et al.The Mermaid's TaleAugust 6th, 2013Do people believe that future disease is truly predictable from their genome? We think that most geneticists, at least, would say not.
DTC Monopoly and Meby Jessica CussinsBiopolitical TimesAugust 6th, 2013A recent study shows yet again that results from different direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies vary. So what will the emerging monopoly of 23andMe mean for accuracy?
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