Health secretary wants NHS to roll out genetic tests to detect diseases The Guardian
Matt Hancock hails 'game-changer' but critics raise racial bias and 'fatalism' concerns.
How hot spots of genetic variation evolved in human DNA: Study uncovers a complex story that hints at how adaptable -- yet delicate -- we are as a species Science Daily
New research investigates hot spots of genetic variation within the human genome, examining the sections of our DNA that are most likely to differ significantly ...
Genetic risk scores could help the NHS but they aren’t ready yet New Scientist News
By Adam Vaughan. An analysis of the genetic data of millions of people can help predict their risk of developing common diseases and could help the UK's ...
Ancient DNA shows mysterious genetic takeover in Iberia National Geographic
A study of 8000 years of genetics from Spain and Portugal yields a surprisingly complex picture of the inhabitants' ancestry.
The U.S. May Soon Have a De Facto National DNA Database Slate
Law enforcement's current use of consumer genetics platforms amounts to a massive failure of democratic accountability.
A Genetic Mutation Might Explain Why Birth Control Can Fail WIRED
All hormonal contraceptives sometimes fail, for unknown reasons. As genetics trickles into women's health, one study suggests a possible cause.
We could clone Messi, says genetic expert The Daily Star
Genetic specialist and head of the European Genome Archive, Arcadi Navarro, explained that it would be possible to create a clone of Barcelona's Argentine ...
Genetic reserve in Wester Ross to protect Scotland's national tree BBC News
The Beinn Eighe nature reserve in Wester Ross has been named the UK's first genetic conservation area. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and its scientific ...
Criminal Suspects Deserve Genetic Privacy, Too Slate
This article is part of Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University. On Wednesday, Future Tense will host an event in ...
Is Failure Genetic? Thrive Global
In many respects, having a child is comparable to playing the lottery. There are multiple variables at work. Rather than dealing in numbers, we deal in genes.
New Treatments Might Provide Hope To Patients With Rare Genetic Disease That Turns Tissue Into Bone Kaiser Health News
The genetic disease, fibrodysplasia ossificans, in which the body's machinery for healing goes awry, growing immovable bone where it doesn't belong, had ...
Evidence that humans prefer genetically dissimilar partners based on scent Phys.org
A team of researchers at Université Paris Diderot has found evidence that suggests humans are able to detect via smell which partners are genetically ...
Genetic testing moves from school to campus for the first time Jewish Chronicle
Jnetics describes 'exciting and rewarding' session - but warns that funding from the community will be needed for future screenings to take place.
Fish and Game seeks to understand genetic differences between pink salmon populations Alaska Public Radio Network
What happens when wild salmon interbreed with hatchery fish? A study by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game looking at chum and pink salmon runs in ...
DNA testing company 23andMe is hoping to reach millions more users with a new genetic report on diabetes CNBC
23andMe is adding a report to its health and ancestry DNA test for type 2 diabetes. That's a huge market opportunity as 1 in 3 people are at risk for developing ...