The Secrets in Our DNA
Kikim’s upcoming NOVA documentary Follow the DNA will explore the value of this information and the risks of entrusting our most private data to commercial enterprises and online databases. DNA results that reveal estimates of health risks can easily be misinterpreted, while unexpected details of intimate family secrets have torn relationships apart. Meanwhile, law enforcement is increasingly turning to the DNA-sharing websites as extraordinarily powerful tools for cracking cold cases, demonstrated by the recent arrest of California’s notorious alleged Golden State Killer after 32 years at large. What is the promise and peril of personal DNA?
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