Do You Want To Know Your DNA's Secrets?

Oct 1, 2012
Originally published on October 1, 2012 1:32 pm

Decoding the information in DNA may soon be as routine as checking blood pressure. Recent advances make it possible to spell out a person's complete genetic code in a matter of weeks, for roughly the cost of an MRI. NPR's Rob Stein explains the rewards and risks of complete genome sequencing.