Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: a case of potential harm

by jeeg 8. May 2014 23:48
  Last November, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a “cease and desist” order to 23andMe, a major purveyor of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing. In its letter to the company—issued after three prior warnings—the FDA reiterated its view that 23andM... [More]

Public invasion of genetic privacy for UK royal family?

by jeeg 21. June 2013 01:51
The Times newspaper has published a front-page story revealing that the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, and his brother Prince Harry share some Indian ancestry via their mother, based on DNA analysis of distant cousins.   This in itself is not a particularly controversial revelation &n... [More]
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