4.11.2006

Individuals Explore Ancestry with Genetic Tests: NY Times Reports They're No Longer Just for Scientists
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Society Altering Technology?


The New York Times is running a series called the DNA Age . A story by Amy Harmon asserts that Genetic testing has entered the mainstream, with parents using it to help make college selection and financial aid decisions, physicians and other caregivers using it to screen for likelihood of various diseases and maladies, and others claiming membership or non-membership in exclusionary social circles based on genetic footprint.

The impact on society could indeed be far reaching. Find out your BrainSpeed.



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