I know these tests have become popular for discovering ethnicity. Heck- I wanted to do it myself. I even ordered the kit. BUT you need to read the fine print and understand that in order to get your results, you are signing away your rights to your DNA sample forever. 57 more words
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Techies love tackling health. The medical industry offers a heap of intractable issues, big market potential and the always desirable scale.
Among the wave of Silicon Valley biotech newcomers is Color Genomics, a company founded by two software veterans that provides affordable genetic testing on hereditary health risk. 507 more words
The time to find out whether I am a carrier of Tay-Sachs disease was probably before having three children. Given my Ashkenazi Jewish heritage, I have a greater than average chance of possessing a copy of the mutated gene that causes the devastating genetic disorder. 675 more words