Jeffrey Kahn, director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics, joined host Kerri Miller to discuss innovations in gene editing and the consequences that must be considered

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A healthcare network and a research institute in Nevada are planning to sequence the DNA of 40,000 Nevadans, as part of an effort to understand what health issues might be particular to people in the region

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We Are Multitudes

January 11, 2018

Women are chimeras, with genetic material from both their parents and children. Where does that leave individual identity?

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Do You Belong to You?

January 10, 2018

A recent court case grapples with whether we own our own DNA and the information it contains. The answer has implications for research, privacy, commerce, and how we live our lives. With comments from our Michelle Huckaby Lewis

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In an effort to vault genetics into a new era of big data, six drug companies say they will decode the genes of half a million Brits and then make the data public—all by 2020

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The diagnostics company Myriad Genetics introduces a DNA test that could reveal a woman’s risk even if she doesn’t have one of the gene variants now associated with the disease

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The first clinical trials are slated to begin in the U.S. and Europe while others are stalled

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An Italian woman, her two daughters, and her three grandchildren have always had trouble feeling pain. They can’t sense temperature. They break bones without noticing. Now, a team of scientists in the United Kingdom think they’ve figured out why

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