The race to sequence the human genome was also billed as a race to end disease. So what happened? With CRISPR-Cas9, Precision Medicine and genetic testing all making headlines, Retro Report investigates.
Finding the Code: The Race to Sequence the Human Genome and What It Means
Fixing the Code: Genetically Engineering Your DNA to Cure Disease
Selling the Code: Can Genetic Testing Services Really Predict Your Future?
Lifesaving genetic tests were among the goals for scientists who sequenced the human genome back in the 1990s. Today, companies market genetic tests for everything from cancer to diet and exercise. But how much can tests like 23andme really predict?