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In late November, Google-backed genetics-testing company 23andMe received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The agency demanded in very public manner that the company stop selling and marketing its $99 testing kit due to concerns about the clinical and analytical validity of 23andMe’s product. 1,660 more words
Can scientists alter human DNA? "Jawdropping breakthrough hailed as landmark in fight against hereditary diseases"
“Claim: Scientists now able to alter human DNA”
(Headline from Drudge Report)
“A breakthrough in genetics – described as “jaw-dropping” by one Nobel scientist – has created intense excitement among DNA experts around the world who believe the discovery will transform their ability to edit the genomes of all living organisms, including humans. 82 more words
In the last issue of The Journal of Heredity it has been published the paper entitled “The i5K Initiative: Advancing Arthropod Genomics for Knowledge, Human Health, Agriculture, and the Environment… 284 more words