Googling the genome

Guardian Unlimited | Online | Googling the genome
A kind of entertaining piece about some of the social adjustments that people might face when full individual genomes become readily available.

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  1. Yes this is coming faster than I ever thought. My fiance is even studying to become a Genetic Counselor once she recieves her PhD or PsyD. This is a whole need field where people are required to visit a Psyhcologist before gettig the results of their test..

  2. Yes, I think routine genetic testing is not far off. Cancer patients will probably be in the forefront. Testing to differentiate drug prescribing or to monitor progress is beginning.