Article: Ethics of biohistory - DNA-genetic testing #general


Schelly Dardashti <dardasht@...>
 

An interesting article on the ethics of DNA testing of historical figures,
also possible consequences of finding genetic diseases in ancestors and how
this may impact contemporary descendants.

"Rules sought for genetic sleuths"
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/local/states/
california/the_valley/8392569.htm

if the URL breaks, remember to cut-and-paste the entire address
into your browser.

The story also provides links to two additional items that may be of
interest:
An investigation of Mary Todd Lincoln's cloak, see
www.chicagohs.org/wetwithblood/index.htm
African Burial Ground Project: www.africanburialground.com

Best wishes
Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Tel Aviv
dardasht@barak-online.net
schelly@genealogy.org.il

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