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Podcast: The future of cancer care—How genomics is transforming research and treatment for all

In this episode, sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, we’re taking a look at how genomic technologies are transforming cancer care ...
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Viewpoint: Despite ‘hope and hype’, genome sequencing hasn’t given us revolutionary medical treatments

An emergency room physician, initially unable to diagnose a disoriented patient, finds on the patient a wallet-sized card providing access ...
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Podcast: The phrase ‘Who’s Your (Grand) Daddy’ has shocking relevance to Jack Nunn, as the Australian geneticist learns of his surprising link to Britain’s most notorious ‘sperminator’

Consumer genetic tests are becoming widespread - but what happens when an innocent investigation reveals dark family secrets? ...
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DNA sequencing clinics catering to curious wealthy clients

Seizing on the surging popularity of at-home DNA testing kits, top academic medical institutions are opening clinics that promise to ...
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Podcast: Are you ready for the Zero Dollar Genome?

We've broken through the thousand dollar genome barrier and are heading towards $100. Leading geneticist George Church want to take ...
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Peril of genetic tests: Sometimes too much information can be ‘harmful’

Genetic testing can raise serious questions about our health. Is it helpful to find out that we are likely to ...
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Has genetic analysis identified Jack the Ripper?

Forensic scientists say they have finally fingered the identity of Jack the Ripper, the notorious serial killer who terrorized the ...