Recently, George Doe, clearly a pseudonym, a man with a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, a professional stem cell and reproductive biologist, related his story to Julia Belluz. 2,644 more words
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23AndMe, the DIY DNA-sequencing service, wanted to make a change to its privacy settings. Since the Food and Drug Administration stopped the company from offering and marketing information about customers’ health and vulnerability to certain diseases and medications last year, … 779 more words
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I’m a stem cell and reproductive biologist. I fell in love with biology when I was in high school. It was the realization that every cell in my body has the same genome and DNA, but each cell is different.
By: Bethanie L. Morrison, Ph.D.
Lasker Winner Calls for More Genetic Testing for Cancer
Dr. Mary-Claire King, 2014 Lasker award winner and the woman who discovered the BRCA1 gene, has boldly proposed that all women over the age of 30 be screened for cancer-causing genetic mutations. 569 more words
Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard of, let alone thought about doing. 887 more words