Tag: privacy

Tag: privacy

Should Athletes Test for Gene Doping?
December 14, 2020 Brave New World Apara Sharma

Testing for Gene Doping: A Necessity or Invasion of Privacy? By Tara Balan For decades now, athletes have been using numerous techniques to enhance their performance in competitions. While the most common approach was to use drugs that increased muscle capacity or decreased recovery time, technology has  advanced in our brave new world to find

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Home Genetic Testing, Helpful or Harmful?
June 26, 2020 Brave New World Apara Sharma

$99 for a Lifetime of Worries: The Ethical Implications of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing By  Arden Meyer This research paper explores the widely popular direct-to-consumer genetic test, 23andme, and participants’ potential sacrifice of privacy and autonomy. These sacrifices create risks of genetic exploitation, genetic discrimination, and unnecessary angst about an individuals future state of health. Many

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