Ronald Bailey on Virtual Children, Universal Genomic Sequencing, and More


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Harvard University genetics guru George Church argues that everyone should have all three billion base pairs that make up their genomes sequenced now, not later. Princeton University biologist Lee Silver believes that creating virtual genomes of future children can help parents make better reproductive decisions. New York Genome Center's Chris Dwan thinks that there will be no such thing as genetic privacy in the near future. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey sends in his first dispatch from the Consumer Genetics Conference in Boston.