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Scientists Seek to Kill Genetic Test for Same-Sex Attraction
Direct-to-consumer “How Gay Are You?” app sold by GenePlaza has been criticized for being misleading and irresponsible. 
Scientists Seek to Kill Genetic Test for Same-Sex Attraction
Scientists Seek to Kill Genetic Test for Same-Sex Attraction

Direct-to-consumer “How Gay Are You?” app sold by GenePlaza has been criticized for being misleading and irresponsible. 

Direct-to-consumer “How Gay Are You?” app sold by GenePlaza has been criticized for being misleading and irresponsible. 

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What Your DNA Can’t Tell You
Diana Kwon | Oct 2, 2019 | 5 min read
Companies are selling reports about a wide range of physical, cognitive, and behavioral traits to consumers based on their genomic data, but such tests have a number of limitations.
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Personalized Nutrition Companies’ Claims Overhyped: Scientists
Shawna Williams | Aug 21, 2019 | 8 min read
Services promising scientifically tailored supplements or advice abound. Experts say their claims are largely unfounded, although some solid evidence is beginning to emerge.
Study Finds Inaccuracies in 40 Percent of DTC Genetic Testing Results
Shawna Williams | Mar 28, 2018 | 2 min read
An analysis of 49 patient samples finds high proportions of false positives and misinterpretation.
Opinion: No, FDA Didn’t Really Approve 23andMe’s BRCA Test
Cecile Janssens | Mar 19, 2018 | 3 min read
Rather, the breast cancer mutation screen was classified as a type of medical device with obligations for the company to reduce risks to customers.
First Direct-to-Consumer BRCA Test Authorized by FDA
Kerry Grens | Mar 6, 2018 | 2 min read
The agency gave personal genomics company 23andMe the green light to screen samples for breast cancer–related genetic mutations.
Opinion: Get to Know Why People Openly Share Genomic Data
Tobias Haeusermann | May 9, 2017 | 3 min read
It’s not only about health but also about exploring ancestry and contributing to science.
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