DNA tests target Native Americans

| December 26, 2012
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This article or excerpt is included in the GLP’s daily curated selection of ideologically diverse news, opinion and analysis of biotechnology innovation.

The Center for Genetics and Society, which takes an ultra-conservative view of genetic screening and genetic technology, takes a one-sided look at DNA tests marketed to Native Americans. Rather than seeing DNA tests as one tool in the identity tool box, as reasonable people do, it selectively quotes critics, and critics only, of benign DNA ancestral tests that provide clues to our origins.

View the original article here: DNA Ancestry Testing: What Can it Say about Native American Identity?

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