NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A majority of Americans support advancing genetics research and genetic testing, although more than one third are concerned about the safety guarantees of such science, according to a public opinion survey of public attitudes about biomedical science.
 
According to Virginia Commonwealth University’s Life Sciences Survey 2008, 80 percent of Americans favor making genetic testing “easily available to all who want it,” around the same amount who felt that way in 2001 and in 2004.
 

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