Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Couple of Glimpses at the Genomic Future

There were a couple of stories in the news in the last few days regarding genomic/genetic testing that hit on recent controversies surround said testing. In earlier posts, such as this one, I commented on the now world-wide discussion about … Continue reading






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Fake DNA Testing Kits

I guess it was inevitable… http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/dna-test-scam-warning-20110105-19fjz.html






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Recent Developments in DTC Genomic Testing

It’s been relatively quiet on the DTC Genomic Testing front since the turmoil over the FDA’s decision to consider regulating DTC genetic/genomic testing last summer died down.  Nevertheless, there have been a few news items that yielded glimpses of what … Continue reading






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Genome Hacking

How genetic information will flow and be used is of interest to me in this environment of ever-cheaper and ever more rapid DNA sequencing.  What used to be fairly privileged, esoteric information is rapidly becoming a commodity item.  How will … Continue reading






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