A reader writes in to The New York Times Magazine to ask about the ethics of DNA testing — the reader doesn't want to be tested, citing privacy concerns, but the reader's siblings want to learn about their genealogy through DNA testing.
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In Nature this week: genetic link between birth weight and adult-onset diseases, and more.
Even with all the current enthusiasm for gene therapies, Tech Review cautions that they are mostly in the early stages of development.
DNA phenotyping puts a potential face to a suspect in a nearly 25-year-old murder, the AP reports.
Researchers discuss the need for antibody standards at a meeting, NPR reports.