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Scholars in scientific communication have shared a growing concern about the ethical implications of approaches to direct-consumer genetic testing. To add to this evolving conversation, this paper addresses the debate about the ethics of communicating genetic testing results through a rhetorical inquiry of the 23andMe controversy.

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https://doi.org/10.31274/sciencecommunication-180809-96

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Leggo My Genome: What Ethical Requirements Should Govern the Communication of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Test Results?

Scholars in scientific communication have shared a growing concern about the ethical implications of approaches to direct-consumer genetic testing. To add to this evolving conversation, this paper addresses the debate about the ethics of communicating genetic testing results through a rhetorical inquiry of the 23andMe controversy.

 

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