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Meet Nettie Stevens: The Genetics Pioneer Who Discovered That Sex Is Determined By Chromosomes

Born 155 years ago today in Vermont, biologist Nettie Stevens was a pioneer in modern genetics and an activist who sought to bring female scientists t... Read More »

What It's Like to Be Me: I Tell People They Carry the "Cancer Gene"

By Kristin Canning I've heard that being a genetic counselor is like being a scientist, a doctor and a life coach all at once. What exactly does you... Read More »