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Most of the media missed the genetic glitch in the latest search for the elusive G-spot. An update to the version published in Scientific American blogs, April 25, 2012.

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Bioethicist Leigh Turner, recently under fire from a stem cell company he criticized for ethical problems, talks about his research on medical tourism.

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Get tips for covering the brave new world of personal genomics from a genetic scientist and writer who had his own genome sequenced — then wrote a book about it.

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Teens are taking birth control pills younger than ever, the impact of a national debt default on Medicare and Medicaid, salmonella-carrying frogs and more from our Daily Briefing.

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How far are we from personal genome scans that yield long lists of risks, some meaningful, some not? Who will develop the criteria for what is meaningful, for what a patient should know?

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Getting ready for a huge study of the Gulf oil spill's affects on human health, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Just when you thought you had gotten a handle on genomics, here’s an emerging branch of bioscience that should be on your radar screen: epigenetics.

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Doctors at some universities are still getting lucrative speaking gigs from Big Pharma, and more from our Daily Briefing.

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A loophole in California law means that insurers could require you to take a genetic test to qualify for long-term care insurance – and potentially deny coverage based on the results.

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What does it take to get a new, large National Institutes of Health (NIH) research grant in these lean times?

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