A scientist works with DNA samples in a New Orleans laboratory in 2011.
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The rapid growth of genetic testing and data-gathering could revolutionize health and medicine if governments work to protect people against privacy and societal risks.
Listening to audio derived from DNA may help scientists better understand how cell biology works.
Converting a DNA sequence into an audio could help us learn something useful about it, like where mutations occur.
The most important lesson? Always read the small print.
Men can deny paternity in when women they are involved with fall pregnant as a way of punishing the women.
When men deny the paternity of children, many South African women feel like they have no recourse. Making DNA tests affordable and accessible could change this.
Rapid changes in technology are transforming the contributions ordinary citizens can make to scientific research.
This is science, not clairvoyance.
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