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GenePeeks is planning to offer preconception genetic risk testing service for people using sperm donors to conceive to limit the risk of having a child with a genetic disease, but New Scientist notes that a patent the company received covers a broader list of traits, including non-medical ones.

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An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

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