Consumer DNA Testing May Be the Biggest Health Scam of the Decade

Source: GizmodoAt the start of this decade, the federal government called out consumer DNA testing as a burgeoning scam industry. Little did we know how it would explode in popularity. In 2010, the...

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Infected travelers reveal Cuba’s ‘hidden’ Zika outbreak

Source: Science MagazineAs Zika virus raced through the Americas and the Caribbean in 2015 and 2016, it infected an estimated 800,000 people and left nearly 4000 newborns with serious brain damage....

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The human body is a mosaic of different genomes

Source: NatureThe human body is a complex mosaic made up of clusters of cells with different genomes — and many of these clusters bear mutations that could contribute to cancer, according to a...

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World Health Organization panel weighs in on CRISPR-babies debate

Source: NatureThe World Health Organization (WHO) should create a global registry of studies that involve editing the human genome, and research funders and publishers should require scientists to...

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