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Video: Even if you’ve never taken a DNA test ‘your genetic privacy might already be compromised’

Verge | 
The rise of direct-to-consumer DNA tests comes with a host of thorny problems, including how to interpret the data and major questions about genetic privacy ...
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Why it’s probably not the stress that’s shrinking your brain

Verge | 
A new study shows that people with higher levels of the “stress hormone” tend to have smaller brains — but ...
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450-year-old mummy found with oldest evidence of hepatitis B infection

Verge | 
Once, this boy mummy was thought to have died of smallpox, but a new analysis of his now 450-year-old DNA ...
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Fetal lambs grown in artificial womb — are humans next?

Verge | 
[A] new study [has taken] the first step toward an artificial womb [by developing eight fetal lambs in what looks ...
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Fighting brain cancer with weaponized human skin cells?

Verge | 
Human skin can be morphed into genetically modified, cancer-killing brain stem cells, according to a new study. This latest advance ...
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FDA approves transgenic chicken that produces lifesaving drug in its eggs

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The U.S. Food and ...

Should people have access to their own genomic data?

Nature | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Geneticist Charles Danko turned ...
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