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Prenatal diagnosis story shows challenge of genetics reporting

| December 7, 2012

The New England Journal of Medicine reported this week that prenatal diagnosis with gene chips is superior to conventional chromosome analysis in detecting many kinds of abnormalities in a developing fetus. The different ways journalists reported on the story shows how challenging genetics research can be to interpret.

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