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The Results of Your Genetic Test Are Reassuring. But That Can Change.

By GINA KOLATA

Laboratories frequently “reclassify” genetic mutations. But there is no reliable system for telling patients or doctors that the results of their genetic tests are no longer valid.

The Results of Your Genetic Test Are Reassuring. But That Can Change.

By GINA KOLATA

Laboratories frequently “reclassify” genetic mutations. But there is no reliable system for telling patients or doctors that the results of their genetic tests are no longer valid.

The Results of Your Genetic Test Are Reassuring. But That Can Change.

By GINA KOLATA

Laboratories frequently “reclassify” genetic mutations. But there is no reliable system for telling patients or doctors that the results of their genetic tests are no longer valid.

The Results of Your Genetic Test Are Reassuring. But That Can Change.

By GINA KOLATA

Laboratories frequently “reclassify” genetic mutations. But there is no reliable system for telling patients or doctors that the results of their genetic tests are no longer valid.

Q&A: A Tube of DNA? Not Pretty, but That’s Life.

By C. CLAIBORNE RAY

Extracting and purifying DNA is routine now, but the results are not particularly aesthetic.

Q&A: A Tube of DNA? Not Pretty, but That’s Life.

By C. CLAIBORNE RAY

Extracting and purifying DNA is routine now, but the results are not particularly aesthetic.

These Robots Run, Dance and Flip. But Are They a Business?

By CADE METZ and MAX AGUILERA-HELLWEG

Boston Dynamics often makes a splash with videos of its anthropomorphic robots. But after years of work, it is not clear who would buy them or what they would be used for.

These Robots Run, Dance and Flip. But Are They a Business?

By CADE METZ and MAX AGUILERA-HELLWEG

Boston Dynamics often makes a splash with videos of its anthropomorphic robots. But after years of work, it is not clear who would buy them or what they would be used for.

The Dangers of DNA Testing

By GREG HAMPIKIAN

In a new study, 74 out of 108 crime laboratories implicated an innocent person in a hypothetical bank robbery.

Biosafety Reforms Still Lagging at Military Labs

By EMILY BAUMGAERTNER

Three years after finding that laboratories had mishandled deadly pathogens, the Pentagon has no way to measure the effectiveness of its reforms, according to a new report.

Biosafety Reforms Still Lagging at Military Labs

By EMILY BAUMGAERTNER

Three years after finding that laboratories had mishandled deadly pathogens, the Pentagon has no way to measure the effectiveness of its reforms, according to a new report.

Phys Ed: The Best Sport for a Longer Life? Try Tennis

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

People who played tennis, badminton or soccer tended to live longer than those who cycled, swam or jogged.

Tech We’re Using: Why β€˜Fred’ Is the Best Friend of Economics Writers

By NEIL IRWIN

Neil Irwin, who covers economics for The Upshot, often turns to “Fred,” a site full of economic data that is maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

The Online Gene Test Finds a Dangerous Mutation. It May Well Be Wrong.

By GINA KOLATA

Third-party analysis of raw DNA is not as rigorous as that done in a certified laboratory. But many consumers don’t understand that their results are not conclusive.

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