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A closer look at modern genetics

A new book by Executive Director of Research Infrastructure Joshua Z. Rappoport explores the social, ethical, and economic impacts of modern genetics, where cutting-edge technologies have provided unprecedented access to personal genetic information. Mapping Humanity: How Modern Genetics Is Changing Criminal … Continue reading

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Life with a genetic disorder

A thought-provoking collection of 16 essays—edited by Boston College Associate Professor of English Amy Boesky—offers first-hand, powerful accounts of life with genetic disorders. In The Story Within: Personal Essays on Genetics and Identity (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013), contributors shed light … Continue reading

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