On this episode of PNM, reporter Matthew Zmudka had two completely different segments: -A reflection on his experience taking an online course entitled “Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes”, with an interview of course coordinator Margaret Mooney. -An interview with UW-Madison researcher Graham Erwin, discussing the process of DNA transcription, how that is […]
Tonight, we resume our look at the genome, the science of D-N-A, the genetic code for life as we know it. We’ll look at recent advances — and setbacks — for the once promising field of genetic-based personal medicine, including the FDA’s decision to shut down medical predictions by 23-and-me, a well-known consumer genetic company.
Genetic sequencing may someday lead to miracle cures. But it is also the ultimate invasion of privacy. What can your genes tell you, who can see them, and do you really want to know? Tonight, May 30, 2013, on the Perpetual Notion Machine we explore “Promises and Perils – the brave new world of genetic […]
You made your genetic code yourself. But do you own it? UW’s Shubha Ghosh tells us why that’s a more challenging question than you might think.