Podcast of the Week-Genetics

With everyone getting on the DNA bandwagon, Carl Zimmer’s new book ‘She Has Her Mother’s Laugh” is the perfect companion piece for genetic research. The broader implications of genetics and testing are discussed with Terry Gross. The interview covers genetically modified mosquitoes that are resistant to malaria, how genetic testing was used in the Golden State Killer case, and what he learned about his family history from having his entire genome sequenced.

 

http://wwno.org/post/science-writer-explores-perversions-and-potential-genetic-tests

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