More people will soon be able to take a genetic test to see whether they carry variants within the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes that can increase their risk of breast or ovarian cancer, but FiveThirtyEight reports that most people who take the test won't learn much from it.

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In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.

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