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Fueling the Fire: New Prenatal DNA Tests Spark Further Debate

November 3, 2008

A new gene test now claims to have the ability to detect a wider range of genetic disorders in fetuses. The test, called comparative genomic hybridization, uses “gene chips” to screen for 150 genetic abnormalities. Proponents of the test argue that this technology gives parents and doctors advance notice of... View Article