Pop the Popcorn Now | GenomeWeb

Pop the Popcorn Now

Set your TiVos. Tonight's NOVA scienceNOW, airing at 9pm Eastern, looks into personal genetic testing. The preview to the episode says Harvard's Steven Pinker took a genetic test that told him he had an 80 percent risk of being bald — Pinker's hair is a cross between Mozart and Einstein — and now he's part of the PGP that will be posting their DNA sequences on the Internet.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.