attitudes towards genetic testing

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Disclaimer: my wife and I have both received and used free testing kits from Counsyl. Counsyl is a rather enigmatic player in the personal genomics field: apart from a brief mention in Steven Pinker’s excellent NY Times piece over a year ago and an even briefer post on a Newsweek blog late last year, the…

A reader has pointed me to the latest issue of the American Journal of Bioethics, which is devoted to social networking and personal genomics. I’m still working my way through the many interesting articles, but for now I wanted to cover some useful points in the editorial (entitled “A Pragmatic Consideration of Ethical Issues Relating…

Razib has crunched the numbers from the General Social Survey (a massive longitudinal study of societal trends) to explore the variables associated with response to this question: Some people say that genetic testing may cause trouble. Others think it is a wonderful medical advance. Based on what you know, do you think genetic testing will…