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Ars on your lunch break: the toxic truths within our DNA

8 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Don't you know that your DNA is toxic?
Today we present the second installment of my interview with medical geneticist Robert Green, about the promise and pitfalls that could lie in reading out your full genome. Part one ran yesterday-so if you missed it, click right here. Otherwise, you can press play on the embedded player, or pull up the transcript-both of which are below.
In this installment, we discuss why some medical researchers view personal genetic information as a literal toxin. This isn't strictly out of paternalism. A tiny fraction of people might indeed make...
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