Scores of people born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure

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An Idaho man who falsely confessed to a 1996 rape and murder is expected to have his name cleared on Wednesday

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In 2010, Dr. Pamela Munster mailed her saliva to 23andMe, a relatively new DNA testing company, and later opted in for a BRCA test. As an oncologist, she knew a mutation of this gene would put her at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. She was relieved by the negative result

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DNA tests can have a placebo effect

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Finding out my father lied about his heritage has forced me to radically question who I am

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Will your doctor be happy to see you? People can get a growing number of health-related genetic test results outside the clinical setting. Some direct to consumer (DTC) companies like 23andMe provide a limited number of such results directly to the individual

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A reporter’s effort to erase her genetic footprint gets snared in a thicket of policies and rules

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As a science columnist for The New York Times, Carl Zimmer had reported extensively about genetics and the role gene mutations play in various ailments. After a while, he got to wondering about what secrets his own genetic code holds

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