Personalized DNA Analyzer | Precautions July 20, 2007Posted by ramunas in media, technology.
For “only” $14,995 U.S. dollars, you can take a Spartan DX Personal DNA Analyzer to your next family reunion and start checking for those “non-paternity events.” (via)
Or even perform a cancer predisposition test. I am convinced that predictive DNA testing can not be regarded as solely laboratory practice – it must be appropriately interpreted (before and after genetic testing) by a specialist (i.e. clinical geneticist). Otherwise you can misinterpret the data and have all the worst consequences behind that.
Can you foresee an impact of these “DNA results on demand”?