My Genome! No, Mine!

At FuturePundit, Randall Parker asks, if you have a right to "genetic privacy," and you don't want your genetic sequence published on the Web, would your identical twin have the right to disregard your wishes, or could you stop him from releasing the information?

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.