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BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Ruth Stirton:

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23andMore genetic data than UK Biobank
12 December 2013 - by Dr Ruth Stirton
23andMe and UK Biobank are both large genetic databases: big enough to engage in serious population genetic research. But 23andMe has not undergone any ethical approval processes - think what they could do if they sold their database... [Read More]
23 and your sperm donor?
21 October 2013 - by Dr Ruth Stirton
23andMe describes its Inheritance Calculator as an engaging way for their clients to 'dip their toes into genetics' providing an opportunity to explore the 'fun traits like eye colour and muscle performance'[2] that their offspring might inherit.... [Read More]