In the comic, the poisoned gift of genetics “for everyone” – Le Figaro

“Genetics at heart
», Philippe Amouyel and Héloïse Chochois. Dargaud editions

CRITICAL – There are real risks hidden behind the very effective marketing of certain companies. An insightful read.

It’s almost time to pursue original ideas for end-of-year celebrations. And why not offer one of those genetic tests that promise to reveal our origins? This might surprise some guests who are tired of endless ties and boxes of chocolates. But be careful, your gift could be poisoned…

Certainly the practice is illegal in France. But thanks to the Internet, it is now very easy to obtain kits offered by private foreign genetic analysis companies, especially American ones. Then all you have to do is send them a saliva sample by post and you’re done! But be careful: behind the very effective marketing of these companies and their attractive advertising offers there are real risks, reveals a comic by Professor Philippe Amouyel, best known for his work on the genetic causes of Alzheimer’s disease, and Héloïse Chochois, Author of comics specializing in popularizing…

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