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Noninvasive Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis

Congratulations to Prof. Bernard M. Dickens whose article, abstracted below, is now universally available.

Bernard M. Dickens, “Ethical and Legal Aspects of Noninvasive Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis,” 317 more words


Summing Up the Consequences of Election 2016: 3 Things That Could Change the Practice of Genetic Counseling

It’s been two weeks, and everyone is sick of hot takes on Life in Trump’s America and What Is the Worst Thing That Could Happen? 1,463 more words

Genetic Counseling

Mothers who get a positive CNV result

When you’re pregnant, you can do a genetic test that gives you a Copy Number Variant (CNV) for your baby.  If the result is negative, all is probably well.  572 more words

Research Report

Genetic Testing and Identity

By Thomas Jones

23andMe, a personal genomics and biotechnology company, has been much discussed since its launch in 2006. In 2008, when the company was offering estimates of “predisposition for more than 90 traits and conditions ranging from baldness to blindness”, Time magazine named the saliva-based personal genome test ‘Invention of the Year’. 962 more words

Race And Ethnicity

When My Daughter Asked, "Do You Hope This Baby is 'Normal'?"

I have yet to share our exciting news on the blog, and if you’ve followed us on Facebook, you already know…Braxton is going to be a big brother!! 1,063 more words


Issues with the reliability of DNA testing for phylogeographical research

Issues with the reliability of DNA testing for phylogeographical research

Natasha Sneddon

Why is it that the various major DNA testing companies ascribe differing ethnicity results to a single genome and how is this a problem for phylogeography? 536 more words

Crazy life and test results

Moving in general sucks, but not being able to help with the moving really sucks. This is the first time that I have moved since being injured. 383 more words

Health And Wellness