Posts tagged "privacy"
To lick or not to lick...

To lick or not to lick…

Illustrating the uncertain future of our genetic privacy...
The Surprising Truth of “Anonymity” in Genomic Studies

The Surprising Truth of “Anonymity” in Genomic Studies

Fifty participants were unmasked in the 1000 Genomes Project, despite signing an informed consent form promising privacy. If future employers or life insurance companies can start using genetic information to assess risks, it becomes vital to inform study participants about the extent to which they can expect genetic privacy.