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DNA Sequencing – Can You Handle the Truth?

DNA Sequencing – Can You Handle the Truth?

Having your genes studied  is cheap (about $99) and easy (just spit here). And according to 23andMe (one of the commercial companies that do genome sequencing), ‘knowledge is power’! But what happens if a person’s predisposition for an unpreventable, life-threatening condition is detected?  Is knowledge empowering then?  A recent study by researchers in Australia, showed … Continue reading