The availability of consumer DNA tests and databases has allowed long-hidden family secrets to be revealed, including mistaken paternity and unknown siblings. It has also taken the anonymity away from some cases of sperm donation. Two experts discuss the ethics of overturning this promised secrecy and the impact that the revelation of secrets can have on entire families.
- Dani Shapiro, author, Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love
- Dr. Bill Sullivan, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine and author, Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are