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Science for the People

At least some of you by now have prob­a­bly spit into a tube and mailed it off to find out who your clos­est rel­a­tives are, where you might be from, and what ter­ri­ble dis­eases might await you. But what exact­ly did you find out? And what did you give away? In this live pan­el at Awe­some Con we bring in sci­ence writer Tina Saey to talk about all her DNA test­ing, and bio-ethi­cist Debra Math­ews, to deter­mine whether Tina should have done it at all.