Genetic testing for sports genes courts controversy

by jeeg 19. May 2011 18:59
In an era of helicopter parents eager to exploit every competitive edge for their children, at least two companies have begun selling tests that claim to help match youngsters with the sports they are genetically programmed to play best. The DNA scans, the first of an expected wave of attempt... [More]

Could your kid be a sports star? Doctors criticize genetic tests that claim to have the answer

by jeeg 12. March 2011 02:59
Was your kid born to be an elite athlete? Marketers of genetic tests claim the answer is in mail-order kits costing less than $200. Some customers say the test results help them steer their children to appropriate sports. But skeptical doctors and ethicists say the tests are putting profit be... [More]
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