Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook


Forgot your password?

Submission + - Universal Genome Sequencing at Birth? ( 1

sciencehabit writes: In a few years, all new parents may go home from the hospital with not just a bundle of joy, but with something else—the complete sequence of their baby’s DNA. A new research program funded at $25 million over 5 years by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will explore the promise—and ethical challenges—of sequencing every newborn’s genome.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Universal Genome Sequencing at Birth?

Comments Filter:

Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb