By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – One large ethical issue looming over genomics research concerns whether scientists should let participants know about disease risks and other information found in their genomes, and the National Human Genome Research Institute today said it has provided several new awards to researchers to zero in on this question.

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