Genetics in the news

News stories abound about important and intriguing advances made in the field of genetics. We hear wondrous new discoveries announced about our health, our past, our foods, and our world, as well as troubling headlines about potential hazards and misuses of genetic findings.

As current and future decision makers for our society, students as well as the general public must help determine how to best use these new discoveries. It is therefore critical to find out about advances in genetics and to understand this powerful technology to improve the world we live in.

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Author(s)Bernice Schacter
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