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You can’t learn everything from your DNA, but what you can could save your life

Between false negatives and false positives, genetic testing isn't a perfect prognosticator. Even so, it can provide life-saving information ...

Are you ready for an online genetic test?

For the right person, an online genetic test can be both fun and useful. But for someone else, it might ...

How genetically modifying chestnuts could bring them back

The following is an edited excerpt.  Around the turn of the 20th century, the forests in the eastern U.S. were ...

Genetic sleuthing, or how to catch the right identical twin criminal

The following is an edited excerpt. The police in Marseille France are struggling to solve a sexual assault case. They ...

When should you give genetic testing as a gift?

When 23andMe offered their DNA test for just $99, I started to think about giving it for Christmas presents. It was an ...