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Selling the Code: Can Genetic Testing Services Really Predict Your Future?
Lifesaving genetic tests were among the goals for scientists who sequenced the human genome back in the 1990s. Today, companies market genetic tests for everything from cancer to diet and exercise. But how much can tests like 23andme really predict?
Lifesaving genetic tests were among the goals for scientists who sequenced the human genome back in …
Why 'This is Your Brain On Drugs' is the Wrong Way to Think about Addiction
Overdose deaths are skyrocketing, forcing researchers to find new ways to think about and treat addiction.
Overdose deaths are skyrocketing, forcing researchers to find new ways to think about and treat …
Fixing the Code: Genetically Engineering Your DNA to Cure Disease
For the past 20 years, scientists have been trying to cure disease by altering DNA. We examine how with CRISPR Cas-9 gene editing and the revival of gene therapy, they're closer than ever.
For the past 20 years, scientists have been trying to cure disease by altering DNA. We examine how …
Finding the Code: The Race to Sequence the Human Genome and What It Means
One of biology’s most spectacular achievements -- the race to sequence the human genome -- was billed as a way to end disease. Here's where it led.
One of biology’s most spectacular achievements -- the race to sequence the human genome -- was …
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