The iPhone could become a new tool in genetic studies

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Sue Docken’s start in life, in 1951, with a no-questions-asked cash adoption at the hands of a midwife, had strong elements of the crime scene that it was

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The ability to precisely and accurately change almost any part of any genome, even in complex species such as humans, may soon become a reality through genome editing. But with great power comes great responsibility – and few subjects elicit such heated debates about moral rights and wrongs

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The faces here, which look a bit like video game avatars, are actually portraits drawn from DNA. Each rendering was created by plugging an individual genetic profile into a predictive tool created by Mark D. Shriver, a professor of anthropology and genetics at Penn State University

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The U.K. might become the first nation to allow in-vitro fertilization using DNA from three people. Our Dr. Margaret Moon speaks with WSJ’s Tanya Rivero about the ethical implications

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Hit BBC show Orphan Black has The Johns Hopkins Gazette thinking about human cloning. They interview our Jeff Kahn about the ethics and policy implications

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On the air to delve into the possibility of a ménage-et-test-tube is Dr. Debra Mathews, assistant director of Science Programs at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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Our Michelle Huckaby Lewis comments on ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the Sequel’ an op-ed by Rebecca Skloot

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