After her father discovered he had two mutations that gave him hemochromatosis, Katherine Aull, a former employee of Codon Devices, decided to look into own genes in her kitchen lab, reports the Boston Globe. From her work, it looks like she also has two copies of the mutant allele, though she plans to confirm her work and also seek a professional test.

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