Category Disability

You Might Have an Extra Chromosome

Chris Kaposy considers the implications of a study showing that having an extra chromosome is much more common than previously thought.

Bill S-231 & DNA Evidence: Effective Tool or Discrimination?

Erin Kenny, Katharina Clausius, and Michael J. Crawford detail how the expanded use of DNA profile databases and genealogy in criminal investigations offers powerful tools to solve crimes and exculpate innocents but also risks permanently stigmatizing genetic relatives.

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Risk Perception is Highly Personal

Alessandro Marcon and Vardit Ravitsky present their research into online discussions of interpreting risk related to non-invasive prenatal testing.

Lost and Won: A challenge of the UK law that allows discrimination

Colette Lloyd argues that a recent challenge to United Kingdom’s Abortion Act is about discrimination, not abortion.

Polygenic Risk Scores to Select Embryos: A Need for Societal Debate

Hazar Haidar discusses the need for a societal debate to explore challenges related to polygenic embryo screening.