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Jun 13, 2012 3:36 PM by KATC

RANT: Genome Testing Could Give DNA Blueprints of Fetuses

A new type of testing developed at the University of Washington may allow doctors learn the "DNA blueprint" of a fetus from cells from the mother's blood and the father's saliva. This would allow doctors to diagnose genetic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, Tay-Sachs, and Marfan syndrome, prenatally without putting the fetus at risk. What are your thoughts on it? E-mail hoyt.harris@katctv.com with your take.

Genome sequencer at the University of Washington

Genome sequencer at the University of Washington

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