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Stanford University students study their own DNA

Source: Posted By: Nellie D...3367 days ago

Most students read about genetics in a textbook. Stanford University students are reading something far more intimate: their own DNA code.

In this firsthand view of their blueprint of life, one student discovered he had a different father than he thought. Others found they faced increased odds of developing brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, but reduced risk of fearsome cancers. Still others learned about their appearances and ancestry, providing new answers to that age-old question: Who am I?


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