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Is FDA’s Crackdown on Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing a Violation of the First Amendment?

In November 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

Genes Without Patents.

As Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan questioned Myriad Genetics’ attorney […]

Genetic screening: Every newborn a patient

ISG faculty Dr. Stefan Timmermans describes how “giving parents a […]

Using Genetics to Enhance Meat Yield From Pigs

At Myora farm, near Mt Gambier in South Australia, Jeff […]

Supreme Court Rules DNA Can be Taken After Arrest

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that police can routinely […]

Chinese project probes the genetics of genius

The US adolescents who signed up for the Study of […]

European Society of Human Genetics Urges Caution Over Use of New Genetic Sequencing Techniques

The use of genome-wide analysis (GWA), where the entirety of […]

Can We Patent Life?

Michael Specter writes for the New Yorker and discusses the […]