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Whole Genome Scans Could Reveal Too Much

If a patient's genome scan turns up unexpected genetic risk factors, are doctors obligated to tell?

genome testing, genomic testing, genetic testing, dna, genetic data

Oct. 29, 2010

The Thousand Genomes Project

This week, scientists unveiled the first phase results of a public/private effort known as the 1000 Genome Project, an effort to sequence and compare the genomes of 2500 people from around the world.

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May. 14, 2010

MRIs and the Law

Is it possible to use brain imaging techniques in criminal investigations? Should it be allowed?

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