Education on the Social, Ethical and Legal Issues in Personal GeneticsWhat can an analysis of your DNA reveal about you, your family history, and your health? What might easy access to information about your genes mean for you and for society as a whole? The ability to learn about our genes and how they work has undergone an enormous leap forward in the last 10 years. pgEd aims to get people talking about the potential benefits and risks of the fast-approaching world of personal genetics. Let's begin the conversation.
Highlights from pgEd
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- Map-Ed.org and work your way through five simple questions about genetics to pin yourself on a world map. No expertise in genetics necessary! Share with your friends and keep you eye on the map to watch the pins filling in across your community and around the globe. Check out the quiz and the map →
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