Category Archives: Prenatal Testing

After-birth abortion

I’m a regular reader of Simcha Fisher. She can be found at her popular blog here. She posted a very good essay on the “habit of irony” the other day and briefly mentioned a recent article regarding after-birth abortion. I … Continue reading

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Noninvasive Whole-Genome Sequencing of a Human Fetus

On June 6, 2011 Science Translational Medicine published “Noninvasive Whole-Genome Sequencing of a Human Fetus” by Jay Shendure, et al. In part the abstract states: “Analysis of cell-free fetal DNA in maternal plasma holds promise for the development of noninvasive … Continue reading

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