Your genes, your identity and your family secrets

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Sometimes I think we are so numb to hearing about this new genetic test or that one that we forget the sheer impact — not only the scientific explosion of it all but the emotional and psychological impact, as well. I’m still utterly flabbergasted that our very essence — from our looks to our personality to our medical destiny — seems to boil down to the arrangement of four letters: A, C, T, and G.

View the original article here: Your Genes, Your Identity… and Your Family Secrets – Huffington Post

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