Genomic tools will test our resolve to remain flawed

by jeeg 6. May 2014 22:07
  Most Canadian women who receive a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome opt for an abortion, and recent advances in prenatal genome sequencing could offer hundreds of new reasons to end a pregnancy. Yet there are no rules to govern how this new technology can be used. Several medical techn... [More]

A Brave New World of Prenatal DNA Sequencing

by jeeg 30. January 2013 23:01
Prenatal testing could become safer and more informative in the coming years thanks to technologies developed to survey a fetus’s genome from the mom’s blood.   Illumina, the world’s leading manufacturer DNA sequencing machines, is now moving aggressively into the fiel... [More]
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