Our Jeffrey Kahn joins panelists at a symposium cohosted by the Berman Institute and the New York Stem Cell Foundation with support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Watch now:

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Getting to Know You

May 15, 2019

The power direct-to-consumer giants have to understanding our genetics

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Matteo, 25, a suitor on The Bachelorette, says he is a sperm donor with 114 kids—is that too many? The US has never considered this issue a necessary one to regulate. While countries such as the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands limit how many children a single donor can have

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Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health will have access to health information from tribe members

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The concern is largely ethical. The reality is that biologists probably couldn’t produce designer babies even if they wanted to

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A former Theranos scientist says Elizabeth Holmes should ‘come forward and apologize’. She joined Theranos fresh out of Berkeley, a self-described “starry-eyed’’ 22-year-old chemist and biologist who saw Elizabeth Holmes as a role model: the CEO who would revolutionize the blood testing industry

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The genome is static, but our ability to analyze it and interpret it is undergoing dramatic change,” said James Evans, a geneticist at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

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The Golden State Killer case was just the start. Hundreds of cold cases are hot again thanks to a new genealogy technique. The price may be everyone’s genetic privacy

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