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Podcast: Should you get your entire genome sequenced? The pros and cons of diving into your DNA

Given how little we know about how variations in the genome affect health and disease, is direct-to-consumer whole genome sequencing ...
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Genetic solutions depends largely on data from people of European descent. Do we need to address that research imbalance?

To boost the participation of marginalized communities in genetic studies, doctors must first win back their trust ...
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How ‘genetic libraries’ of animal DNA can help us better understand ourselves

Of more than 500 species of sharks in the world’s oceans, scientists have only sequenced a handful of genomes – ...
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Why cancer research should focus more on African genomes

In the past, African patients have had poor access to medical advances, even as scientists use them as research subjects ...
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How many genomes is enough for US Precision Medicine Initiative?

FDA head says Precision Medicine Initiative should sequence one in every four Americans. Where will that money come from? And ...