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Father’s genetic quest pays off (nature.com)
74 points by pwg 1491 days ago | hide | past | web | 3 comments | favorite



This all part of a new wave of parent involvement in genomics -- parents have always been drivers of medical innovation for their affected children just as patients themselves are their own best advocate. Genomics offers a lot to some and very little to others -- the pay off is very lumpy but that should not discourage us from applying the technology when apt and exploring new applications.

Rienhoff is only doing what any parent would do -- do their best.


this headline describes the complete history of all successful organisms since the beginning of sexual reproduction


Similar story in this blog post by HN'er Matt Might:

http://matt.might.net/articles/my-sons-killer/




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