Angelina Jolie had her breasts removed after discovering that her genetic makeup gave her an 87 percent chance of breast cancer.
The ruling is a boon to cancer researchers and genetic scientists.
In the future, he said, you can still have a genetic Kickstarter--you just wont' be able to give your donors the results.
"pertaining to origins," coined 1831 by Carlyle from Greek genetikos "genitive," from genesis "origin" (see genus). Biological sense first recorded in Darwin, 1859. Related: Genetically. Genetical is attested from 1650s.
genetic ge·net·ic (jə-nět'ĭk) or ge·net·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to genetics or genes.
Affecting or affected by genes, as a disorder or deficiency.
Of, relating to, or influenced by the origin or development of something; ontogenic.