• Laura Hercher

  • Genome Culture: When Genetics’ Race Problem Rears Its Ugly Head

    November 9, 2017

    It may seem like a long time since white supremacists marched in the streets of Charlottesville. It may seem like decades must have passed, because… Continue Reading »

  • An Intro to Genome Culture

    October 25, 2017

    What will our high-tech future look like? Will it have less suffering? Will we be healthier? Will society be more fair, more just? Or will… Continue Reading »

  • The Ghettoization of Genetic Disease

    July 5, 2017

    Few medical technologies debuted with the explosive growth of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), which went from nothing to a $1.19 billion global industry in four… Continue Reading »

  • Reality Check

    January 9, 2017

    Apolipoprotein E epsilon 4 (APOE e4) is the genomics equivalent of Kim Kardashian: a gene variant that seems to have developed a taste for the… Continue Reading »