No one can be truly anonymous ever again thanks to genetic sequencing

By | May 28, 2019

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A battle between billionaires over the control of country club tennis courts six years ago could shape the future of genetic privacy. That is what a rapt audience attending a conference at Harvard Law School was told on 17 May. We had gathered there to discuss the ethical and legal considerations of the rapid spread of technologies that collect, analyse and alter DNA.

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